SciPol SoundBites: Episode 02 - Farah Awan & Soheib Nunhuck - Governing Blocks for Humanitarian Aid
Welcome to Episode 2 of SciPol SoundBites, the podcast of the Journal of Science Policy & Governance!
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Today's episode features Farah Awan and Soheib Nunhuck. They both hold a Master of Public Administration in Development, Technology and Innovation Policy from University College London.
Farah Awan specialises in delivering access to health technologies, and she is also an Eye Care Practitioner. Farah has a keen interest in global digital health and specializes in health policy, innovation and the design and delivery of emerging health directed technology in these areas. Connect with Farah on LinkedIn.
Soheib Nunhuck is a member of the Digital Advisory Unit at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where his primary focus is on researching and educating IMF staff on digital topics important to the IMF’s member countries. Using a framework based on Digital Building Blocks, he manages the practical knowledge that assists policymakers in understanding the impact of transformative technologies and their role in fostering economic benefits while reducing risks. Connect with Soheib on LinkedIn.
In this episode, Farah and Soheib describe their technology assessment, Governing Blocks: Building Interagency Consensus to Coordinate Humanitarian Aid, which was published in the recent issue Impacts of Emerging Technologies on Inequality and Sustainability in collaboration with the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY).
Read Farah and Soheib’s article here.
Learn more about UNMGCY here.
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