Tag: mobiles

Design for UNICEF at Parsons

Design for UNICEF at Parsons

Note: This story is part of a series of posts about the Innovation Unit’s most recent round of Design for UNICEF programs, which engage students from diverse backgrounds around priority issues in UNICEF’s work. The Design for UNICEF Course is a semester-long university course open to students from a variety of disciplines. […]

UNICEF develops critical Ebola data flow

UNICEF develops critical Ebola data flow

This article was originally published in The New Dawn on October 27, 2014 UNCEF Chris Fabian (l) and USAID’s Anthony Waddell (r) in talk with LTA commissioners A UNICEF initiative to establish real time data flow to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ebola health care centers throughout the country is […]

Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak

Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak

The article was originally published on Bloomberg on October 23, 2014 by Chris Strohm Aid workers in Liberia tried out a new tool this week to contain the world’s worst Ebola outbreak: the text message. Using technology that can target mobile phones in a specific area, workers with the United […]

RapidPro: Answering your questions

RapidPro: Answering your questions

Stemming from the core of our principles for innovation and technology in development, our vision at UNICEF Innovation has been to have a common platform powered by a free & open source software for running mobile services in international development. This is why we are excited about RapidPro. In September […]

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Last month, UNICEF staff visited Singularity University to learn about how new technologies could help their work reach more children – and expand their force for change! They also challenged the University’s students and resident entrepreneurs to find new ways to address the major challenges children face today. Here are the challenges they […]