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UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: CIREHA – AAC Portfolio

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: CIREHA – AAC Portfolio

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – CIREHA is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Beijing Daokoudai – AAC Portfolio

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Beijing Daokoudai – AAC Portfolio

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – Beijing Daokoudai is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve children’s […]

Job Opportunity: Technical Product Manager- Learning Platform, Office of Innovation

Job Opportunity: Technical Product Manager- Learning Platform, Office of Innovation

Job Number: 508972 | Vacancy Link Locations: Headquarters Locations: United States of America Work Type: Consultancy Estimated Start Date: 10th December 2017 Duty Station: New York Level: Individual contract (equivalent to P4) Duration: 6 months (with optional extension up to 11.5 months based on performance, need and available funding) If you are a committed, creative professional […]

October 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

October 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during October. Click away. Project Connect, in Partnership with UNICEF’s Office of Innovation, Launches First of Its Kind, Interactive Map Visualizing the Digital Divide in […]

Job Vacancy: Innovation Specialist (Disability) in Copenhagen, Denmark

Job Vacancy: Innovation Specialist (Disability) in Copenhagen, Denmark

Job Number: 509015 | Vacancy Link Locations: Headquarters Locations: Denmark Work Type : Fixed Term StaffChildren with disabilities are one of the most marginalized and excluded groups in society. Facing daily discrimination in the form of negative attitudes, lack of adequate policies and legislation, they are effectively barred from realizing their rights […]

El so més pertorbador

By Laia Ruiz (originally published in El Diari de la Sanitat) Quan tens fills, saps quin és el so més pertorbador: la seva respiració entretallada, sovint amb un xiulet. Escoltar com els costa omplir d’oxigen els pulmons fa que a nosaltres ens falti l’aire. En aquesta situació som ràpids, anem a urgències i […]

Health workers harness real-time data to support Indonesia’s largest immunization campaign

Health workers harness real-time data to support Indonesia’s largest immunization campaign

By Tanya Accone @accone – Insights from a recent field mission at Bandung Barat District in West Java Province. Indonesia has the fourth highest number of underimmunized children in the world — 1.9 million. It also has a government determined to take action to improve immunization coverage. Together with UNICEF, […]