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Is Telehealth Accessible for People with Disability? – Online Seminar
25/03/2021 @ 14 h 00 min - 15 h 30 min
The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that many people with disability experience difficulties accessing and using telehealth services.
To address this, World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have initiated the development of a global standard for accessibility of telehealth services.
Join WHO and the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) to discuss challenges and outline concrete solutions that healthcare providers and manufacturers of telehealth platforms need to implement to make telehealth accessible.
Objectives of the seminar
In the light of the above, a seminar will be held with the following objectives:
- Discuss the use and potential of telehealth for people with disability
- Identify difficulties that people with disability face when accessing telehealth services
- Outline concrete solutions that healthcare providers and manufacturers of telehealth platforms need to ensure when delivering telehealth services
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