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10 Questions to ask about Hardware Distributions

10 Questions to ask about Hardware Distributions

[This post has been edited from its original form.  Its current form is simply a set of questions based on 7 years of UNICEF’s Innovation Unit experience in emerging market technology work] Based off our principles of innovation (www.unicefstories.org/principles) The UNICEF Innovation Unit has created a series of 10 questions that […]

El ébola se combate casa por casa

El ébola se combate casa por casa

By JOSÉ NARANJO; Originally published in El Pais November 11, 2014 La ferretería de Darius Johnson da directamente a la única calle del barrio, una estrecha lengua de asfalto que serpentea entre un amasijo de casas autoconstruidas de forma anárquica y tan juntas unas de otras que, vistas desde arriba, parecen compartir un […]

How the tech sector can help stop Ebola

How the tech sector can help stop Ebola

Sebastian Muah, Erica Kochi and Christopher Fabian wrote a guest post on TechCrunch about how the tech sector can contribute to the Ebola response. Originally published on TechCrunch on October 29, 2014. In our highly interconnected world, stopping Ebola is on everyone’s mind. The tech community has a significant role to play in […]

UNICEF develops critical Ebola data flow

UNICEF develops critical Ebola data flow

This article was originally published in The New Dawn on October 27, 2014 UNCEF Chris Fabian (l) and USAID’s Anthony Waddell (r) in talk with LTA commissioners A UNICEF initiative to establish real time data flow to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ebola health care centers throughout the country is […]

Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak

Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak

The article was originally published on Bloomberg on October 23, 2014 by Chris Strohm Aid workers in Liberia tried out a new tool this week to contain the world’s worst Ebola outbreak: the text message. Using technology that can target mobile phones in a specific area, workers with the United […]

How to Pack for Liberia (unofficial)

How to Pack for Liberia (unofficial)

(as of 18 October, 2014) note: this is not advice. i am not responsible for you. if you get sick or need something that’s not on this list – not my fault. this is just what i packed, and a conversation i had with a friend, about my life in liberia so […]

New UNICEF Innovation Annual Report: 2014

New UNICEF Innovation Annual Report: 2014

Download the report here: UNICEF Innovation 2014 Annual Report The UNICEF Innovation 2014 Annual Report is a comprehensive overview of our current focus, structure, and strategies – and how we strengthen the overall UNICEF mission. These three categories are expanded upon to show in detail how we work, where we work, and […]

Empowering children: Child reporters for Rights of the Child

Traditionally we have been communicating a lot for and about children, yet hardly with and though them. In 2011 we endeavored to change this in DRC. Through a combination of play and knowledge, children, aged 12-16, are familiarized with the strategic use of the Convention of the Rights of the […]