Author: unicefstories

The UN crowdsources innovations to improve refugee services

When the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) wanted to help Syrian war victims and the other 10.5 million refugees and 42.5 million forcibly displaced people the agency serves get better access to their services, they did what many large bureaucracies do: Hire an outside vendor. But in the UNHCR’s case, […]

An interview in Sweden’s leading financial magazine

One single SMS can make the difference between life and death for a new-born in Nigeria. UNICEF’s innovation guru Christopher Fabian constantly finds new solutions to protect the world’s children using the latest technology. His answer to the question “which problem is the most important to solve” when talking about […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Consultancy on Pneumonia Diagnostics, Copenhagen

Medical Device and Diagnostics Innovation Coordinator, Consultancy with UNICEF Supply Division in Copenhagen  UNICEF seeks assistance from a consultant to coordinate, manage and implement a project that aims to increase access to innovative medical devices for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, with a specific focus on innovative devices for Pneumonia Diagnosis. The […]

Digital data collection in Lebanon

As part of UNICEF’s response effort to the emergency in Syria, I worked with UNICEF in Beirut, Lebanon to support monitoring and evaluation effort. My main task was to help UNICEF make monitoring of our emergency efforts easier and more effective. My work in Beirut followed closely on the heels […]