Tag: zika

September 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

September 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

By Angelica Gustilo Ong 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 September. Click away: I went to Estonia, and saw the future A study trip to Estonia uncovered how the country […]

July 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

July 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

By Angelica Gustilo Ong 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 July. Click away: How travel data can help manage the spread of the Zika virus           […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Project Consultant (ZIKA), Copenhagen

Job Opportunity: Innovation Project Consultant (ZIKA), Copenhagen

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Location: UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark. Start Date: As soon as possible, latest June 2016 Reporting to: Chief Innovation, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen. Duration:  6 months Consultancy, full-time. BACKGROUND: On February 1, 2016, WHO declared the ZIKA virus a public health emergency. By […]

[NAME CHANGED] Alice,15 years old, holds her a 4-month old baby born with microcephaly in Recife.

Improving Diagnostic Tests for Zika Virus Infection

UNICEF in close collaboration with WHO and PAHO have convened for the creation of the first Target Product Profiles (TPPs) which aim to incentivize industry and research for the development of Rapid Diagnostic Test(s) to diagnose active Zika infection detection as well as evidence of prior Zika infection. The TPPs aim to […]