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RIWC_PARA_A172 presentation from gate research team at trinity university

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RIWC_PARA_A172 presentation from gate research team at trinity university

  1. 1. GATEGATE Mac MacLachlanMac MacLachlan Malcolm.maclachlan@tcd.ieMalcolm.maclachlan@tcd.ie
  2. 2. GATEGATE  What is GATE?What is GATE?  What has it done so far?What has it done so far?  What does it hope to do?What does it hope to do?  What can you do?What can you do?
  3. 3. WHO Global Disability Action PlanWHO Global Disability Action Plan  The Action Plan has three objectives:The Action Plan has three objectives:  1. Remove barriers and improve1. Remove barriers and improve accessaccess to healthto health services and programmes;services and programmes;  2. Strengthen and extend rehabilitation,2. Strengthen and extend rehabilitation, habilitation,habilitation, assistive technologyassistive technology, assistance and, assistance and support services, and community-basedsupport services, and community-based rehabilitation;rehabilitation;  3. Strengthen collection of relevant and3. Strengthen collection of relevant and internationally comparableinternationally comparable datadata on disability andon disability and support research on disability and relatedsupport research on disability and related services.services.
  4. 4. Opening the GATE – for whom?Opening the GATE – for whom?  People with impairments arising fromPeople with impairments arising from  ‘‘Disability’Disability’  Chronic IllnessChronic Illness  FrailtyFrailty  By 2050 – estimated to be 2 billion whoBy 2050 – estimated to be 2 billion who could benefit form Assistive Technologycould benefit form Assistive Technology  But, its so expensive!But, its so expensive!
  5. 5. What is it?What is it?
  6. 6. What we want to doWhat we want to do  MoreMore peoplepeople  to have moreto have more ATAT  of goodof good qualityquality  based onbased on needsneeds, not ability to pay, not ability to pay  supplied atsupplied at scalescale  reliablyreliably  supported bysupported by skilledskilled peoplepeople  withwith protectionsprotections from vested interestsfrom vested interests  supportingsupporting inclusioninclusion, participation and rights., participation and rights.
  7. 7. We want to take a systemsWe want to take a systems approachapproach
  8. 8. GATE StrategyGATE Strategy 1. Products: Priority Assistive Products List (APL) 2.2. Personnel: Comprehensive Assistive Technology Training Programme (ATTP) 3. Provision: Single-window Service Provision model (ATSP) 4. Policy: National Assistive Technology Framework (ATF)
  9. 9. A Global PriorityA Global Priority Assistive Products ListAssistive Products List  AmbitiousAmbitious  ContentiousContentious  Pros & ConsPros & Cons  Utilitarian approachUtilitarian approach  The most needed AT to the greatest number ofThe most needed AT to the greatest number of those who can benefit most from it.those who can benefit most from it.  Utilitarian – not moral argument.Utilitarian – not moral argument.  A minimum, not a maximum:A minimum, not a maximum:  Like essential medicines listLike essential medicines list
  10. 10. Assistive Products List (APL)Assistive Products List (APL) You told us!You told us!  Delphi – consensus building between expertsDelphi – consensus building between experts  Delphi 1 & 2: 200 participants 200+>100Delphi 1 & 2: 200 participants 200+>100  Delphi 3 100->50Delphi 3 100->50  Global Survey – in 50+ languages, extensiveGlobal Survey – in 50+ languages, extensive sampling (sampling (not anonymousnot anonymous ) -> circa) -> circa 10,000+ respondents.10,000+ respondents.  Consensus Conference of StakeholdersConsensus Conference of Stakeholders
  11. 11. Some anticipated outputsSome anticipated outputs  The Results of the Delphi/GlobalThe Results of the Delphi/Global Survey/Consensus Meeting –Survey/Consensus Meeting – A PriorityA Priority ListList  Priority Assistive ProductsPriority Assistive Products CompendiumCompendium Volume – a chapter on each APVolume – a chapter on each AP  ForumForum for Debate: Pros & Cons of APLfor Debate: Pros & Cons of APL  Next StepsNext Steps – how to– how to
  12. 12. That was the easy bit!That was the easy bit! NextNext  How to implement itHow to implement it …?…?  PolicyPolicy  PersonnelPersonnel  ProvisionProvision
  13. 13. Policy DevelopmentPolicy Development
  14. 14. Developing a National Assistive TechnologyDeveloping a National Assistive Technology FrameworkFramework Mary Scholl, MSc Global Health, 2016Mary Scholl, MSc Global Health, 2016 Philippines, PDR Laos, South Africa, WHO, ExpertsPhilippines, PDR Laos, South Africa, WHO, Experts  Key Components  Selection of AT, Affordability, AT Financing, Governance, Supply Systems, Regulation & Quality Assurance, Rational Use, Research & Innovation, Human Resources, Monitoring & Evaluation  Barriers  Conceptual, Capacity, Civil Society, Financing, Geography, Governance, Human Resources, Rational Use, Supply Systems  Facilitators  Civil Society, Country Context, Political Will, Strong Partner Landscapes
  15. 15. Soon to be published by WHO GATESoon to be published by WHO GATE
  16. 16. GATEGATE  It’s open to – and up to –It’s open to – and up to – you!you!  www.who.int/phi/implementation/assistive_technology/phi_gate/en/

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