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Centre community health worker Haimanot Hailu discusses health and nutrition issues with Teshome Negussie and his wife Kokeb, at a village health post in the sub-district of Romey Kebele in North Shoa Zone, in Amhara Region. Kokeb is holding their two-month-old son, Moges, who was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and is being treated with antibiotics – part of services now provided by the government’s national Health Extension Programme.

Designing Field Trial Protocols in Ethiopia for Pneumonia Diagnostic Devices

By Jonathan Howard Brand & Cindy McWhorter The management of pneumonia within the community has important benefits. It not only reduces the burden on health facilities but ensures early identification, classification, diagnosis and treatment of children where they need it the most: close to home.  Both Integrated Management of Childhood Illness […]

Team SoaPen: From Paper to Prototype

Team SoaPen: From Paper to Prototype

By: Team SoaPen In Our Wildest Dreams The four of us had just graduated from design school specializing in Industrial Design. We asked ourselves and each other, “What’s next?” We felt the post-graduation vacuum of no creative stimulation – the lack of space and projects. We were no longer able […]

Participants going through the questions.               photo: UNICEF/Minu

Improving data-collection tools in Kenya through design-thinking workshops (Part 1 of 3)

By: Moses Rono UNICEF Kenya and the Ministry of Devolution and Planning (MoDP) with ONA KENYA aims to digitize the country’s Social Intelligence Reporting (SIR) from the current paper-based format. SIR is an innovative process and tool to support social budgeting (the allocation of public spending to achieve progress in […]

A Model LED Light constructed from the LED Safari Kit, Made of ping-pong balls and a straw bowl

“I Can Light-Up My Future.”

Written by Arianna Freschi MIT Enterprise Forum Pan-Arab: ‘Innovate for Refugees’, inspires innovation for the well-being of all children.  The Syrian conflict has created the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, with over 4.8 million registered refugees fleeing to Syria’s neighboring countries. 1.1 million of these are children […]

Tying it all together

Tying it all together

By Ruchit Nagar, Co-founder and CEO at Khushi Baby Each year, 1.5 million children die from vaccine-preventable diseases and a third of these children live in India. What causes this alarming number? Take a moment today to press play and learn, why.   Taking action We at Khushi Baby want […]

Working together - 25 people involved in the youth sectors, including local and international NGOs, the Private Sector, and key players in social and technical education.

Empowering the New Generation of Innovators in Jordan

By Arianna Freschi Mo’atesem is a 15-year-old boy, displaced from Syria and now lives in Jordan. He has been out of school since he was 9, although he has been attending the UNICEF-funded Makani Centre in Zarq’a. Mo’atesem is a maker. Learning from videos on YouTube, he has taken old […]