Tag: Design Fellow

Design to Eliminate Mother to Child Transmission of HIV

by John Ryan (UNICEF Fellow) and Erica Kochi Today at the mHealth Summit, UNICEF, frog and partners (Johnson & Johnson, Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundations and the mHealth Alliance) launched the report on mHealth strategies to strengthen collaboration and increase the impact of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV (EMTCT) initiatives.  The report […]

My DesignMatters Fellowship

My DesignMatters Fellowship

UNICEF might seem like an odd place for a graduate design student to spend a term, but Art Center’s Media Design and Design Matters departments have had a number of students working there in recent years—and it has continued to be a really rewarding experience for both the students and […]

mHealth Interoperability Workshop

UNICEF invited a group of leading mHealth implementors and innovators for a 5 day workshop in Kigali, Rwanda in early July 2012. The gathering saw technologists, health experts, ministry of health officials, and international development workers under one roof to discuss interoperability between key mHealth software solutions. Currently, the mHealth […]

The Open Source mHealth Software Landscape

Ahead of next week’s mHealth workshop in Rwanda, I’ve been familiarizing myself with some of the key platforms and tools that will be represented there. These include a variety of frameworks, server-side tools and mobile applications commonly used to supply mHealth solutions in developing countries. Ultimately, most countries implement a […]

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 […]