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5 mHealth Innovations Using Mobile Phone Extensions and Wearables

5 mHealth Innovations Using Mobile Phone Extensions and Wearables

Published on: Jul 31 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
When we interviewed Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, at the 2013 mHealth Summit, he said that mobile phones are the “Aladdin’s lamp for healthcare”,...
How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

Published on: Mar 27 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information
Would you want to improve family planning knowledge and effect behavior change with 300,000+ people in Tanzania, using a proven technology approach that was developed...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...
4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

Published on: Sep 01 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative
Social norms and stigmas often lead to men owning mobile phones more often than women in many parts of the developing world. Sometimes when a woman does happen to...
Submit Your Presentation Idea for the Global mHealth Forum by this Friday

Submit Your Presentation Idea for the Global mHealth Forum by this Friday

Published on: Jun 23 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Submit Your Presentation Idea for the Global mHealth Forum by this Friday
Are you a mHealth practitioner? Do you want to showcase your innovations in mobiles and global health? Then submit your presentation ideas for the Global mHealth...
Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Published on: Feb 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities...
Want to Scale ICT4D Projects? Stop Developing Software!

Want to Scale ICT4D Projects? Stop Developing Software!

Published on: Mar 29 2013 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently Priya Jaisinghani, Teressa Trusty, and I brought together a few folks to have an informal Technology Salon around the pertinent question of how can the...
20 Ways to Improve mHealth Interventions in Low-Resource Settings

20 Ways to Improve mHealth Interventions in Low-Resource Settings

Published on: Feb 19 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 20 Ways to Improve mHealth Interventions in Low-Resource Settings
The GETHealth Summit (Global Education and Technology Health), 6-7 February 2013 in the United Nations, New York City, aimed ‘to bridge the health workforce gap...
Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Published on: Sep 26 2012 by Tim Katlic - Comments Off on Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report
As of 2012, nearly three-quarters of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone. Soon it will be common knowledge that the developing world is more dependent...
Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States

Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States

Published on: Mar 06 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States
ICT Consultants: The World Bank needs several ICT consultants in the following countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kenya, Moldova, and Tanzania. Consultants...