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Norway's ICT Accessibility Legislation, Methods and Indicators.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature291059
Source
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016; 229:471-81
Publication Type
Journal Article
Date
2016
Author
Malin Rygg
Dagfinn Rømen
Brynhild Runa Sterri
Author Affiliation
Norwegian Authority for Universal Design of ICT, Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi), Norway.
Source
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016; 229:471-81
Date
2016
Language
English
Publication Type
Journal Article
Keywords
Access to Information - legislation & jurisprudence
Communication
Information Technology - legislation & jurisprudence
Norway
Abstract
This paper gives an overview of the Norwegian legislation on Universal Design of information and communication technology (ICT) and how the Norwegian Authority for Universal Design of ICT works to enforce and achieve the goals behind the legislation. The Authority uses indicators to check websites for compliance with the regulations. This paper describes the rationale and intended use for the indicators and how they are used for both supervision and benchmarks as well as a way of gathering data to give an overview of the current state of Universal Design of websites in Norway.
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27534342 View in PubMed
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Genomic Databases and Biobanks in Denmark.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature280292
Source
J Law Med Ethics. 2015;43(4):743-53
Publication Type
Article
Date
2015
Author
Mette Hartlev
Source
J Law Med Ethics. 2015;43(4):743-53
Date
2015
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Access to Information - legislation & jurisprudence
Biological Specimen Banks - legislation & jurisprudence
Confidentiality - legislation & jurisprudence
Databases, Genetic - legislation & jurisprudence
Denmark
Genetic Research - legislation & jurisprudence
Humans
Abstract
Biobanking in Denmark is regulated via patients' rights laws, data protection laws, and research ethics reviews. Danish law recognizes tissue samples as personal data for purposes of the data protection laws, meaning research with tissue samples may be subject to research ethics review, data protection laws, and patients' rights requirements depending on the circumstances of collection. However, research on information gained through whole genome sequencing is subject only to data protection laws, despite the similarity in the nature of the information. The regulatory framework treats biobank samples collected from patients differently than samples collected from research participants, particularly with respect to autonomy. Importantly, biobanks established for future unspecified research are not subject to research ethics review. Biobank-based research has gained more prominence on the national level recently, and the potential for a less fragmented and more consistent regulatory approach may emerge from this attention.
PubMed ID
26711414 View in PubMed
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[Information hygiene and regulation of information for vulnerable groups of the population].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature263388
Source
Gig Sanit. 2014 Sep-Oct;(5):43-9
Publication Type
Article
Author
E I Denisov
A L Eremin
O V Sivochalova
N N Kurerov
Source
Gig Sanit. 2014 Sep-Oct;(5):43-9
Language
Russian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Access to Information - legislation & jurisprudence
Government Regulation
Human Rights - legislation & jurisprudence - standards
Humans
Hygiene - legislation & jurisprudence - standards
Information Services - legislation & jurisprudence - standards
Internet - legislation & jurisprudence - statistics & numerical data
Russia
Safety - legislation & jurisprudence
Vulnerable Populations - legislation & jurisprudence - psychology
Abstract
Development of information society engenders the problem of hygienic regulation of information load for the population, first of all for vulnerable groups. There are presented international and Russian normative legal documents and experience in this area, there are described the negative effects of information (such as stress, depression, suicidal ideations). There are considered social-psychological characteristics of vulnerable groups that requires their best protection from loads of information, doing harm, particularly in terms of reproductive health, family relationships, children, etc. There was noted the desirability of improvement of sanitary, legislation on the regulation of the information load on the population, especially in vulnerable groups, in terms of optimization of parameters of the signal-carriers on volume, brightness and the adequacy of the volume and content of information in radio and television broadcasting, in an urban environment and at the plant to preserve the health and well-being of the population.
PubMed ID
25831927 View in PubMed
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