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UNICEF teams up with partners to launch mPowering Frontline Health Workers Partnership

UNICEF teams up with partners to launch mPowering Frontline Health Workers Partnership

Today we are proud to join USAID, the mHealth Alliance, the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, Qualcomm, Vodafone, Intel, MDG Health Alliance, Glaxo Smith Kline, Praekelt, and the Absolute Return for Kids in the announcement of the partnership: mPowering Frontline Health Workers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=CCAwHHsPvh4 The partnership aims to improve child health by […]

mHealth (Mobile Health Technology)

mHealth (Mobile Health Technology)

To ensure healthy outcomes in under-served communities, households need to be able to access essential information and services for pregnant mothers and their children. Read about all our mHealth Initiatives→

Notes from Sukkur district, Sindh Province

Notes from Sukkur district, Sindh Province

This post from Carlos Vasquez is cross-posted from UNICEF’s Back on Track website N 27d 58.89” E 67d 54.62” These numbers may not mean much to people here in Pakistan or elsewhere in this ever shrinking world. To information technology people these are clearly the coordinates for a geographical location, also […]

How The Future of Mobile Lies in the Developing World

UNICEF Tech Innovation co-lead Erica Kochi writes a guest post for TechCrunch on how there are vast opportunities for network operators, handset developers, and mobile startups in the developing world. The patterns of mobile phone use in developing countries are vastly different from what you see on the streets of […]

Programmabilities Research Project

 “The point is not to teach deaf students to be ‘just like hearing people who can’t hear’, but rather to enrich their lives and experiences within the deaf community, if they choose to be part of the deaf community.” Mel Chua, writer and educator   Mel at UNICEF with SOWC team […]