Tag: Technology

 

USAID mHealth compendium features mHealth that scales

Produced by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and published on May 2016, the full publication can be viewed in the mHealth Compendium Special Edition 2016: Reaching Scale. To read the full publication, click here. Due to the rapid growth in access to mobile phones and networks, opportunities […]

How one question with many answers solves the equation

How one question with many answers solves the equation

By Dana Zucker and Angelica Gustilo Ong Start by googling “number of women in technology.” You probably got results like: “The stats on women in tech are actually getting worse,” and “Women in tech: the numbers don’t add up”. Disappointing —of course. Now imagine that instead you saw: “3 out […]

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UNICEF calls on technology partners to provide access to data that can improve children’s lives.

On 17 July, 2016, UNICEF received an award for using innovation, data science, and real-time information to solve global goals. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by world leaders in September 2015 to improve the lives of people everywhere, by aiming to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice, […]

Tsinghua University and UNICEF Host Youth Innovation Forum to Inspire New Ideas for Disadvantaged Children Around the World

Tsinghua University and UNICEF Host Youth Innovation Forum to Inspire New Ideas for Disadvantaged Children Around the World

Original article posted on 19 October, 2015 on the Jakarta Post. To read the original article, click here.  BEIJING, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The inaugural Tsinghua-UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum ignited forward-looking conversations and helped build networks between young people from China and the global South as well as private sector […]

The Princeton-Fung Global Forum, Panelist Highlight: Christopher Fabian – Disease and the Information Highway

The Princeton-Fung Global Forum, Panelist Highlight: Christopher Fabian – Disease and the Information Highway

Originally posted on Princeton University’s “The Princeton-Fung Global Forum” website on 28 September, 2015. Written by B. Rose Huber from the Woodrow Wilson School. To read the original article, click here.    During a global health crisis, policy makers and practitioners have the power to leverage information technology to avert […]

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Are Open Source Business Models Viable?

At UNICEF Innovation we are seeking to document a set of business models for open-source startups that would provide value back to both the makers and investors, while also creating global public goods in the process. To further this goal, we gathered leading minds in the fields of open-source, business, legal, […]