Tag: immunization

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, […]

Soap crayons for kids and a baby necklace that holds medical records: Unicef unveils toddler technology it hopes can save lives

Soap crayons for kids and a baby necklace that holds medical records: Unicef unveils toddler technology it hopes can save lives

Original article published on 12 November 2015 on The Daily Mail. Written by Stacy Liberatore for Dailymail.com. To read the original article, click here. Kushi Baby and SoaPen announced as winners in the ‘Wearables for Good’ and both teams were awarded $15,000 to assist with production The challenge had 2,000 registrants that […]

Photo: UNICEF Indonesia

Mobile Phones Saving Lives

Kedoya Utara is one of the poorer neighborhoods in Jakarta. Sitting between megamalls and skyscrapers, this area struggles with makeshift living conditions, polluted waterways and unreliable electricity. There is one subject of particular concern in Kedoya Utara – immunization rates among children are very low. This puts them at the […]