Tag: Liberia

More than 67,000 U-Reporters are victims of bullying

Two-thirds of young people in more than 18 countries say they have been victims of bullying

PRESS RELEASE On International Youth Day, a new poll highlights prevalence of bullying and its devastating impact on young people NEW YORK, 12 August 2016: More than nine out of 10 young people believe bullying is a pervasive problem in their communities, and two-thirds say they have experienced bullying first hand […]

U-Report Reaches 1 Million Registered Users Worldwide

UNICEF’s U-Report Reaches 1 Million Registered Users Worldwide

1 million voices cannot be ignored. Today 1 million people from 15 countries across the world joined hands to become agents of social change in their communities. These 1 million people stepped forward to no longer be passive recipients of social services but become active participants in the national and […]

U-Report: Fighting Diseases Across Borders

U-Report: Fighting Diseases Across Borders

The original abstract was published on USAID’s mHealth Compendium, Fifth Edition. To read the full report, click here. During the Ebola outbreak of 2014, UNICEF identified a need to improve information communication flows between relevant government ministries and the affected communities.This need was identified in Nigeria, where U-Report already existed […]

mHero: Connecting and empowering health workers through mobile phones in Liberia

mHero: Connecting and empowering health workers through mobile phones in Liberia

The original abstract was published on USAID’s mHealth Compendium, Fifth Edition. To read the full report, click here. Severe shortages of qualified health workers and poor communication and coordination among those on the front lines have exacerbated the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa.These challenges were hindering the delivery […]

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Uganda’s ICT Innovations are now replicable

Originally published on 27 May 2015, on The East Africa Public Health Laboratory Network (EAPHLN) website. To read the original article, click here.  Article By Sean Blaschke and Thomas Alinaitwe The recent Ebola Outbreak in West Africa was a wake-up call for many governments in Sub-Saharan Africa. In many instances, […]

Youth in Liberia use phones to battle [life after] Ebola

Originally published on CCTV News February 1, 2015. Click here to view the full news segment. Hear how teenagers are using uReport via their mobile phones to share their voices and opinions about life after Ebola. Teens who have survived Ebola now have to overcome a long list of difficult […]