Tag: Technology

The Philips Foundation commits to innovation that improves the lives of children in need with the launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center

The Philips Foundation commits to innovation that improves the lives of children in need with the launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center

May 08, 2015 New York, USA – The Philips Foundation has extended its partnership with UNICEF as one of the 5 founding partners and steering committee member of the UNICEF Global Innovation Centre (GIC).  The GIC based in Nairobi, Kenya is designed to build scale and accelerate innovations that will […]

How the tech sector can help stop Ebola

How the tech sector can help stop Ebola

Sebastian Muah, Erica Kochi and Christopher Fabian wrote a guest post on TechCrunch about how the tech sector can contribute to the Ebola response. Originally published on TechCrunch on October 29, 2014. In our highly interconnected world, stopping Ebola is on everyone’s mind. The tech community has a significant role to play in […]

Open Source “Mobi-Station” Research Collaboration

UNICEF Uganda is developing and deploying open source “Mobi-Station” prototypes in Uganda starting Q3 and Q4 2013, as part of its portfolio to enhance the outcome of universal primary education in Uganda. (In a previous blog post, we briefly outlined the “Mobi-Station (Digital School in a Box)” initiative: http://unicefstories.org/2013/06/27/upgrading-digital-school-in-a-box-mobi-case/) The innovation […]