The Spanish National Organisation of the Blind (ONCE) is a Public Law Corporation of a social nature, which is governed by its own specific regulations, the social purpose of which is to achieve the personal autonomy and full integration of the blind and visually impaired through the rendering of social services, with its own legal personality and full capacity to act and organize itself. Its social, economic and business activity is characterized by the principles and values of solidarity, not for profit and general interest.
The CIDAT is the Reference Centre for Research, Development and Implementation of Technical Appliances in ONCE, regarding assistive devices and technologies for the blind and visually impaired.It is the area within ONCE responsible for managing the production, acquisition, distribution and maintenance of specific devices for the blind and visually impaired, and for supplying all necessary resources for adaptation of work and study stations.Besides, it coordinates all research activities, development, guidance, evaluation, design and manufacture undertaken within the scope of assistive technology at the institutional level.
The Superintendencia Nacional de Aseguramiento en Salud – SUNASA—is a Specialized Technical Public Office of the Ministry of Health, with technical, functional, administrative and financial autonomy in charge of the registration, authorization, supervision and regulation of the institutions that manage funding for health insurance, as well as the supervision of health provider institutions within its area of authority. Additionally, SUNASA is in charge of the registration, authorization, regulation and supervision of the functioning of health entities that are pre-paid and of all public, private or mixed entities offering regular or pre-paid services. SUNASA also supervises that the value of inter-institutional compensation resulting from the exchange of services protects the best interests of those with insurance. In order to perform all its functioning, SUNASA holds sanctioning faculties.
APIB is a non-profit, civil association devoted to the development of Biomedical Informatics in Peru.APIB´s main objectives are:
- To organize itself and implement non-profit, common activities
- To promote the association´s development and progress
- To promote and disseminate training, research and development activities about Biomedical Informatics in Peru
- To promote and develop the constant learning of the members related to Biomedical Informatics
- To manage and execute interdisciplinary research projects in Biomedical Informatics
- To collaborate with national and international organizations that hold similar objectives
- To promote and develop programs and activities for national and international collaborations in Biomedical Informatics
The native communities, which have been recognized, identify themselves as “CENTER OF THE INDIGENOUS TOWNS OF YINE YAMI, LOCATED AT LOW URUBAMBA RIVER IN CUSCO.” This Center includes legal organizations following our own statute; the Native Communities law, with Decree Law N° 22175, and its related statute, the Agreement about Indigenous Towns and Tribes within Independent Countries N° 169 of the International Labour Organization, approved by Law Decision N° 26253; the Declaration of the United Nations about the rights of indigenous people; the Constitution of Peru; and other related documents. The Center is now a Non Profit Organization that includes the native communities Yine of Miaria and Sensa, which follow our statute. The organization will have the acronym “CEPOYY”, as a social organization grouping together native communities Yines
Being a reference in the research, development and skills training in IT innovations aimed at integration management policies was the commitment of professionals and consultants, university professors and researchers, and technology-based companies, who met and formed the Institute of Integrated Social Care (IASIN).
The IASIN is a private entity, nonprofit, scientific, technological and educational, which aims to contribute to the governmental and social organizations in the provision of services that contribute to the well-being of the individual and the collective.
The model of Integrated Social Care which gives its name to the Institute and guides the development of research and technological innovations, as well as the production of knowledge, proposes the integration of social policies such as Health, Social Welfare, Education, Employment and Income Generation, transportation, among others. Thus, the needs and convenience of the citizen are understood in an integrated way by agents that act in the management of public policies and social promotion.
Social objectives of the Institute are:
- Establish partnerships with civil society organizations to promote and support initiatives in social responsibility aimed at improving the governance of social policies, expanding cooperation between the public sector and civil society;
- Act as articulating a network focused on technological innovation applied to the management of social policies in an integrated way, through the establishment of partnerships with governmental and non-governmental, national and international;
- Produce and disseminate knowledge aimed at the qualification of the management of social policies, with an emphasis on skills development;
- Contribute to innovation in the management of social policies through the development and encourage the implementation of new management models sectorial toward this end, in particular health, social care, education, food and nutrition security, public safety, housing, urban planning and management, as well as the economic and social development and poverty alleviation and employment generation and income;
- Develop research, products and technology solutions to support the management models of social policies implemented by various government agencies or civil society organizations, as well as the construction of indices for measuring social vulnerability;
- Encourage research and development of technologies for the management of social policies through the adoption of mechanisms that allow subsidize projects that are identified as priorities by the Institute of Integrated Social Care, in line with its policies and institutional mission.
The Brazilian Society of Family Medicine and Community (SBMFC) is the national body that brings together doctors who work in jobs and other services for Primary Health Care, including the Family Health Program (PSF), providing general medical care, comprehensive and quality to individuals, families and communities.
It also includes teachers, tutors, researchers and other professionals who work or are interested in this area.
The SBMFC associates both specialists in Family Medicine and Community (whose official name of the specialty and its Residency Programs General Community Medicine was until April 2002), as other doctors, residents and medical students interested in this area.
Founded in 1981, those 30 years of its existence SBMFC has promoted many national and international events. The next will be the 12th Brazilian Congress of Family Medicine and Community (CBMFC), held in Belém (PA), on 30 May to 2 June 2013.
DIATEL is the Department of Telematic Engineering and Architectures of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.Its academic and research staff consist on 40 people with technical background on telematic systems and services. Main teaching and R&D areas deal with computer networks, sofware engineering, web and mobile technologies, security, systems administration, e-government and Information Society, digital home, e-accessibility, telecare, telemedicine, sensor networks, ambient intelligence and human factors.DIATEL provides curses both at grade, master and doctorate programs and has long expertise on national and european R&D programmes since middle nineties.
The mission of Microsoft’s Developer & Platform Evangelism Group (DPE) is to “Secure the Future of the Microsoft Platform” by ensuring that students, startups, developers, IT Pros, and ISVs choose Microsoft platforms.To achieve this goal, DPE works across 3 key engagement areas - Technical Audiences Marketing & Evangelism, Customer Engagement & Tools Sales and Partner Engagement.Among many other programs, DPE actively leads and participates in Imagine Cup (an annual student technology competition) and BizSpark: a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business.
The Polytechnic University of Valencia constituted the CEDAT Foundation for research and development, in order to facilitate the socio-professional integration of people with disabilities.Provides different services to the University from the Special Employment Centre, developing training initiatives, occupational or new degrees, and creating jobs for people with disabilities.One of the objectives of CEDAT Foundation is the research and development in Universal Accessibility and Design for All. For this, is member of the European Network on Design for All - EDeAN (European Design for All e-Accessibility Network).The network gives support to the e-Accessibility expert group and the High Level Group on the Employment and Social Dimension of the Information Society (ESDIS), reflecting the positions and priorities in the areas of e-Accessibility, Design for All and e-participation.