The Role of Network Technologies in the Enhancement of the Health, Education, and Energy Sectors

  •  Adebisi J. Adetunji    
  •  Babatunde O. Moses    


The role of Network Technologies and Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the sustainable agenda is very germane, and as such, there has been a tremendous rise in the application of ICT towards realizing good health and well-being, quality education, attaining affordable and clean energy as indicated in the third, fourth and seventh development goals. Albeit information technology (IT) has enjoyed significant positive impacts across the globe, its adoption and utilization especially during the pandemic in various aspects of human needs has no doubt created positive influence. In examining the extent of Network Technology applications in the aforementioned sustainable development goals, this work highlights current state of the use of IT in the enhancement of the health sector, energy industry and the education system. The sustainability of its adoption both in the present and in the foreseeable future is also presented. The overview shows that during the COVID-19 pandemic the influence of ICT on the actualization of SDGs 3, 4 and 7 was at its peak.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-064X
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-0658
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: semiannual

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