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Revolutionizing HIV response among adolescents in Zambia through the use of mobile phones

Revolutionizing HIV response among adolescents in Zambia through the use of mobile phones

Every hour, about three Zambian youth aged 15-24 years old get infected with HIV. Young people are more vulnerable when they have limited comprehensive HIV prevention information, are not equipped with life skills and do not utilize HIV high impact prevention services such as condoms, male circumcision, HIV testing and […]

Nigeria – Using RapidSMS for Birth Registration

Since January 2011 the National Population Commission of Nigeria has been implementing decentralized monitoring using the mobile-phone based platform RapidSMS. The system was designed to identify in real-time, centre-by-centre birth registration disparities, and prompt and facilitate appropriate action. Where it is implemented As of September 2012, RapidSMS is operational in […]

U-reporting from the Rio+20 summit

U-report is at the Rio+20 summit supporting the Government of Uganda in its negotiations around  youth and children. Fatuma, our U-reporter in Rio, is sitting with the Ugandan Delegation in these negotiations. After these meetings she sends out poll questions to our 125,000 U-reporters in Uganda. Overnight, thousands of Ugandans send in responses […]