Tag: product innovation

March 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

March 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during March. Click away. 21st Century Skills for All: UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children Our youth is tomorrow’s future – it’s important […]

Job Opportunity: Zika Vaccine Market Consultant

Job Opportunity: Zika Vaccine Market Consultant

Role: Zika Vaccine Market Consultant Work Type: Consultancy Start Date: May 2017 Location: Home based Duration: 100 days over 6 month period Travel: Paid for by UNICEF. Expect ~2 trips to Copenhagen, 1 trip to Washington DC, 1-2 trip to Geneva Reporting to: Senior Advisor, MFSDU, UNICEF Supply Division, New […]

Job Opportunity: ARIDA Study Coordinator

Job Opportunity: ARIDA Study Coordinator

Role: ARIDA Study Coordinator Location: UNICEF Nepal Country Office, Kathmandu Work Type: Consultancy Duration: 6 months, full-time Start Date: May 2017 Reporting to: Project Officer, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen + Health Specialist, UNICEF Nepal BACKGROUND: Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death among children under 5 years of age globally. Many pneumonia deaths […]

Mujeres contra la neumonía

Mujeres contra la neumonía

The original story was published in La Vanguardia on 08 January 2017. Written by Ana Macpherson. View the original article here. Unicef ensaya en Nepal un plan para frenar drásticamente la primera causa de muerte de sus niños y se vale de una red de voluntarias en quienes las madres confían Una, […]

Ana, 11, bathing using tap water in Lawaki village, Tailevu Province.

Can we know if water is safe in real time?

The original story was published in Medium on 05 December 2016. Written by John Feighery. View the original article here. Can we know if water is safe in real time? UNICEF and the world’s water experts take on the challenge Everyone who works in the water sector would love to have a quick […]

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

UNICEF has supplied tents, tarpaulins, hygiene kits, medical kits, plastic buckets, school-in-a-box, health kits, and Early Childhood Development kits to affected populations in the 14 districts most affected by the two Nepal Earthquakes which occurred on 25 April and 12 May 2016. UNICEF has distributed over 500 metric tons of […]

o	Jonathan Howard-Brand, Supply Specialist (Innovation), UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Jonathan Howard-Brand

Tell us a bit about your background. I am a product designer by trade, but more of an engineer who knows how things works rather than make them look pretty. E.g. I have designed machinery that flavours Pringle chips, shred cheese or release fire doors when there is a fire. […]