Tag: HIV

August 2016 Recap: Must Read Stories

August 2016 Recap: Must Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. This was a busy month. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during August. Click away: UNICEF awarded by CIO 100 for game-changing innovations UNICEF was honored at the 29th CIO 100 Symposium […]

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How technology is reaching children who need it the most in Malawi

In 2016, many people living with HIV do not know their status. Innovative HIV prevention efforts, like early infant diagnosis, are helping to save children’s lives. Every day, about eight women living with HIV and their babies travel long distances to the Ntaja Health Centre, in Malawi’s Machinga District, for […]

Tigo and UNICEF Tanzania signing MOU extending their successful partnership

Tanzania Extends Successful Partnership with Mobile Provider Tigo

On Tuesday, 24 November, UNICEF Tanzania signed an MOU with mobile network operator Tigo. This MOU extends Tigo’s support of UNICEF Tanzania’s work to improve the lives of children using mobile technologies. The 2016-2018 partnership includes financial and in-kind contributions worth about TZS $ 354,625,172 (USD $165,000). These contributions will be used to […]

The New York Times profiles Mwana and mHealth

The New York Times profiles Mwana and mHealth

Tina Rosenberg of the The New York Times today wrote a piece on mHealth: The Benefits of Mobile Health, On Hold. The piece describes the ubiquity of the mobile phone, the promise it holds for health, yet the lack of evidence that still remains in this field. It profiles Mwana […]

BBC Covers Mwana in Malawi

The BBC Future Section writes an article about Programme Mwana in Malawi called “RapidSMS: Saving a life in 160 characters”.  The articles describes the history of RapidSMS and the specific implementation of Mwana in Malawi. It also describes how RapidSMS has been extended in Malawi to cover pre-natal and post-natal care, […]