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DRadio Wissen podcast on UNICEF Innovation

German radio DRadio Wissen published a podcast on the new UNICEF Innovation unit highlighting the use of text messages in Developing Countries, to perform critical tasks relating to Nutrition, Newborn Health, and Health. Podcast in German http://www.dradiowissen.de/handy-sms-rettet-die-welt.36.de.html?dram:article_id=249080

Open Source “Mobi-Station” Research Collaboration

UNICEF Uganda is developing and deploying open source “Mobi-Station” prototypes in Uganda starting Q3 and Q4 2013, as part of its portfolio to enhance the outcome of universal primary education in Uganda. (In a previous blog post, we briefly outlined the “Mobi-Station (Digital School in a Box)” initiative: http://unicefstories.org/2013/06/27/upgrading-digital-school-in-a-box-mobi-case/) The innovation […]

mHealth innovations as health system strengthening tools: 12 common applications and a visual framework

mHealth innovations as health system strengthening tools: 12 common applications and a visual framework

UNICEF, WHO, Johns Hopkins University and frog publish mHealth framework in Journal of Global Health: Science and Practice. This ‘Technical Concept’ provides a new framework lays out 12 common mHealth applications used as health systems strengthening innovations across the continuum of care. A SHARED FRAMEWORK TO EXPLAIN MHEALTH INNOVATIONS The absence of […]

UNICEF Innovation Unit Annual Report

UNICEF Innovation Unit Annual Report

We are pleased to launch the UNICEF Innovation Unit Annual Report 2012/13.  [slideshare id=24741355&doc=unicefinnovationunitannualreport2012-13-130729154010-phpapp01] To view it on slideshare: http://slidesha.re/16wgT6U This document provides an overview of new models, initiatives, and partnerships that are supporting innovation in Country Offices around the world. We have organized and tagged projects by thematic focus area, […]

Job Opportunity: Indonesia Innovation Lab Coordinator

Job Opportunity: Indonesia Innovation Lab Coordinator

To start-up this Lab in Jakarta, a dedicated Innovation Lab Coordinator is required to manage the various innovation projects across the country office. There is a need for operational research, capacity strengthening and knowledge management. Technical assistance is required to set up and operationalize UNICEF Indonesia’s proposed Innovations Lab, thus linking program […]