Tag: Project Mwana

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 […]

Breakthrough Innovations Transform Lives and Enhance Communities | Media Planet

Original article: Breakthrough Innovations Transform Lives and Enhance Communities By Rajesh Anandan, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and UNICEF Ventures Published on Media Planet on June 30, 2014 Access to technology is revolutionizing our lives, health and world. Driverless cars to take us to work. Delivery drones to drop off our groceries. Heads-up […]

Local coverage on the new UNICEF Innovation Lab in Zambia

The Zambian press has noticed the birth of our newest Innovation Lab. The Post Zambia: UNICEF has selected its country office in Zambia as its latest Innovation Laboratory, the 15th to be opened by the United Nations worldwide. “We are now one of 15 UNICEF country offices in the world […]

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 […]