Nutritional Surveillance – Malawi

Nutritional Surveillance – Malawi

Originally posted on in 2013.  UNICEF Malawi deployed RapidSMS to address serious constraints within the national Integrated Nutrition and Food Security Surveillance (INFSS) System, which was facing slow data transmission, incomplete and poor quality data sets, high operational costs and low levels of stakeholder ownership. Health workers now enter a […]

Ministry officials played an active role in sensitizing the district level education authorities gathered in Bangui.  © UNICEF CAR 2015/KIM

Utiliser les SMS pour atteindre les écoles en cinq minutes dans un pays touché par le conflit

Traduction post de blog en français. Cliquez ici pour lire l’article en anglais.  EduTrac est un système innovant qui utilise SMS pour le suivi des situations des écoles en temps réel. Afin de fournir de meilleurs environnements d’apprentissage pour les élèves, EduTrac appuie le Ministère de l’Education Nationale et de […]

Figura 1: dibujada durante el evento por la empresa The Value Web donde se reflejan los siete temas más importantes  tratados durante el evento

UNICEF celebra el 1er fórum sobre Productos de Asistencia Tecnológica para Niños con Discapacidades (APCD) en Copenhague

Por Virginia Sande Durante los días 6 – 7 de julio ha tenido lugar en el centro de aprovisionamiento de Copenhague el primer evento sobre Productos de Asistencia Tecnológica para niños con Discapacidades (APCD). En total 81 participantes de UNICEF, representantes de gobiernos, ONGs y defensores de los derechos de […]

mHero: Connecting and empowering health workers through mobile phones in Liberia

mHero: Connecting and empowering health workers through mobile phones in Liberia

The original abstract was published on USAID’s mHealth Compendium, Fifth Edition. To read the full report, click here. Severe shortages of qualified health workers and poor communication and coordination among those on the front lines have exacerbated the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa.These challenges were hindering the delivery […]

Learning From Failures – QOWA Assessment Part 3

As an organization, we have moved from programmes designed to address specific issues affecting children with very detailed upfront planning and precise execution to ones that are more complex in terms of social, political and environmental impacts. While this kind of planning methodologies work well in some scenarios, they often don’t  work well for […]