The 3rd of a series of KTOP-COVID webinars by DOST-NRCP featured the results of the study on Content Analysis of Government Policies and Issuances Regarding the 2020 Pandemic by Associate Professor Laufred I. Hernandez, Department of Behavioral Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Manila and NRCP Member, Social Sciences (Division VIII) last July 21, 2020.
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Contrary to popular assumption that working and studying from home might bring relief, an online survey during the pandemic shows otherwise.
In an online survey of 288 Filipinos conducted between April and May this year, while the country is on an Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), many respondents expressed that the top two things wherein they experienced most difficulties with are: working or studying at home and their income being greatly affected by missing work days.
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Council unveils first ‘gender-sensitive’ COVID-19 online dashboard for local policy, decision makers, academics
The country’s first “gender-sensitive” online dashboard for COVID-19 lets users break down datasets into either male or female (or both) to render sex-disaggregated epidemic curve and graphs and graphs. Users can easily crunch data according to key variables as health status, age group, location from regional to the municipal level, and a specific date range, among other useful features for more nuanced insights on the COVID-19 pandemic data. (Photo: A screengrab of the dashboard’s main user interface)
Luzon, Philippines – The country’s first “gender-sensitive” online dashboard for COVID-19 was unveiled by the National Research Council of the Philippines - Department of Science and Technology (DOST-NRCP) through a Zoom webinar hosted by the NRCP last Tuesday, 7 July 2020. The dashboard is unique among other existing local COVID-19 dashboards in breaking down datasets into sex-disaggregated graphs for more nuanced insights to aid decision-makers, government administrators, academics, and the general public.
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“Gender is one of the neglected social dimensions of COVID-19. The difference of the interactive dashboard of information that we developed compared to other sources like those of the Department of Health (DOH) is the inclusion and visualization of gender data which is equally important in coming up with reports on COVID-19 status in the country”.
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