Apply Now: $5 Million from Gates Foundation for Digital Health Projects

Apply Now: $5 Million from Gates Foundation for Digital Health Projects

Published on: Mar 31 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Many countries use behavior change campaigns to educate their citizenry on immunization, neglected tropical diseases, nutrition, malaria, and polio to manage the COVID-19 Digital Response to achieve large scale health impact. However,...
Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference

Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference

Published on: Mar 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
We are all rapidly mobilizing for COVID-19 Digital Response. At the same time, we still need to solve long-term challenges to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and build an open, inclusive, and secure digital ecosystem...
How You Can Support the COVID-19 Response Right Now

How You Can Support the COVID-19 Response Right Now

Published on: Mar 27 2020 by Matt Haikin - 5 Comments
As I’ve gone from from worried to crazy worried about the novel coronavirus impact on all of us, I keep asking myself the question: “What can I do to help with COVID Response?” I have the time,energy, and most importantly,...
Three Early Digital Health COVID-19 Response Success Stories

Three Early Digital Health COVID-19 Response Success Stories

Published on: Mar 25 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Coronavirus infection rates are climbing exponentially around the world with over 440,000 confirmed cases and 20,000 deaths so far. Governments, donors, and health workers are scrambling to find digital health solutions...
Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Digital Health Vision for Action

Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Digital Health Vision for Action

Published on: Mar 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital health technology is the application of information and communications technologies, and the data they generate, to support informed decision-making and engagement by individuals, health providers, and health systems...
Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Published on: Mar 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There are outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields across the African continent. These emerging leaders will soon influence the future...
Africans Are Very Concerned About COVID-19 and Their Health System’s Readiness

Africans Are Very Concerned About COVID-19 and Their Health System’s Readiness

Published on: Mar 19 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Novel coronavirus is now a global pandemic with over 220,000 confirmed COVID-19 infections and 9,000 deaths worldwide. African country governments are taking this new epidemic seriously. They know firsthand from the HIV...
10 Most Valuable GitHub Repositories for Digital Development

10 Most Valuable GitHub Repositories for Digital Development

Published on: Mar 18 2020 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
GitHub is an enormous software developer network with over 30 million accounts, more than 2 million organizations, and over 96 million repositories. And yes, many digital development projects are hosted on GitHub. Yet, which...
Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence for Africans

Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence for Africans

Published on: Mar 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 32 Comments
The artificial intelligence revolution offers a unique chance to improve lives without opening up and exacerbating global inequalities – if we widen who works on artificial intelligence innovations and where they are...