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UNICEF Innovations at Core 77 2013 Design Awards

We are excited to see UNICEF Innovation work being recognized at the Core 77 Design Awards 2013, Social Impact in both student and professional categories. Core 77 Design Awards recognises excellence in all areas of design enterprise and the Social Impact category acknowledges projects specifically designed to directly benefit social, humanitarian, community or […]

Job opportunity: UNICEF Malawi Innovation Lead

Job opportunity: UNICEF Malawi Innovation Lead

Apply now for an exciting chance to lead Innovation in Malawi. DUTY STATION: UNICEF Lilongwe, Malawi Level: L3 Duration: 364 days Title: T4D Coordinator PURPOSE OF POST: T4D coordinator will coordinate and launch various T4D initiatives for UNICEF Malawi (based on both RapidSMS and CommCare Platforms). The T4D coordinator will […]

Design for UNICEF: Innovations in Emergencies

We are very excited to announce that ITP, the US Fund for UNICEF, and the UNICEF Innovation Team will collaborate on a small set of grants for ITP students working on innovations in emergency response. We’re looking for student submissions that highlight the potential for innovative systems, technologies, or communications approaches to streamline or […]

Innovation in UNICEF: April 2013

Innovation in UNICEF: April 2013

At UNICEF Innovation, we develop and support solutions that are transformative – at scale – for the world’s most vulnerable children. Where we are today UNICEF Innovation is supporting new approaches to development problems in more than 20 countries today – the majority in sub-Saharan Africa. Country offices with self-identified […]

The New York Times profiles Mwana and mHealth

The New York Times profiles Mwana and mHealth

Tina Rosenberg of the The New York Times today wrote a piece on mHealth: The Benefits of Mobile Health, On Hold. The piece describes the ubiquity of the mobile phone, the promise it holds for health, yet the lack of evidence that still remains in this field. It profiles Mwana […]