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Visualizing the Future of mHealth

Visualizing the Future of mHealth

One of the projects I’ve been working on with the Tech Innovation Unit is in defining and communicating their vision for scaling mHealth projects (healthcare supported by mobile devices). Over the last number of years, UNICEF and their partners have seen how mobile technologies can be used to overcome a […]

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 […]

UNICEF teams up with partners to launch mPowering Frontline Health Workers Partnership

UNICEF teams up with partners to launch mPowering Frontline Health Workers Partnership

Today we are proud to join USAID, the mHealth Alliance, the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, Qualcomm, Vodafone, Intel, MDG Health Alliance, Glaxo Smith Kline, Praekelt, and the Absolute Return for Kids in the announcement of the partnership: mPowering Frontline Health Workers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=CCAwHHsPvh4 The partnership aims to improve child health by […]

mHealth (Mobile Health Technology)

mHealth (Mobile Health Technology)

To ensure healthy outcomes in under-served communities, households need to be able to access essential information and services for pregnant mothers and their children. Read about all our mHealth Initiatives→

Notes from Sukkur district, Sindh Province

Notes from Sukkur district, Sindh Province

This post from Carlos Vasquez is cross-posted from UNICEF’s Back on Track website N 27d 58.89” E 67d 54.62” These numbers may not mean much to people here in Pakistan or elsewhere in this ever shrinking world. To information technology people these are clearly the coordinates for a geographical location, also […]