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Job opportunity: Designer, Innovation Unit NYHQ

The Designer’s main responsibility will be to assist with creating materials for an upcoming symposium on Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM). These materials will include a revised Community Health Worker (CHW) framework and workshop documents for the Evidence Symposium to be held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2013. Duration: 4 […]

CNN reports on Uganda Innovation Lab – video

CNN describes the Uganda Innovation Lab as the place “where great minds and unusual materials combine”. The CNN video shows what the Lab does in order to provide new tools for Ugandan children to access the Ugandan educational curriculum even though not everyone can attend school. Children are excited and learn outside educational […]

Job opportunities: Design Coordination Consultant and Consultant Manual Writer and Designer for the Adolescent Kit, NYC

The Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) Section in UNICEF’s Programme Division is seeking: Design Coordination Consultant The purpose of this consultancy is to enhance the effectiveness of the Adolescent Kit through planning, design and production activities that leverage UNICEF’s new internal and external resources for innovative and effective design. Start date: 1 […]

Backpacks that save lives – Backpack PLUS on The Huffington Post

Summer is winding down. Store shelves are stocked with notebooks and pencils instead of sunscreen and beach balls. And for most kids, the essential back-to-school purchase is the almighty backpack. If you’re going to carry books and lunch to school, you’d better have something durable — and fashionable! — strapped […]