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Inform WHO and USAID of Your Digital Health Solution for COVID-19 Response

Inform WHO and USAID of Your Digital Health Solution for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Aug 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID is conducting a mapping of all existing digital health software platforms, with a particular focus tools that can be adapted for COVID-19 digital response...
Apply Now: $1,000,000 for African Online Safety Solutions from Google

Apply Now: $1,000,000 for African Online Safety Solutions from Google

Published on: Aug 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Over 500 million people have access to the Internet on the African continent – 40% of the population. Over 250 million Africans use smartphones for going...
How Can We Use Emerging Data Technologies for MERL Tech?

How Can We Use Emerging Data Technologies for MERL Tech?

Published on: Jul 30 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
A new wave of technologies and approaches has the potential to influence how monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) practitioners do their work....
How Digital Identity is Expanding with COVID-19 Digital Response

How Digital Identity is Expanding with COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Jul 29 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The Coronavirus pandemic, and the subsequent lockdown, has driven a huge rise in remote working. Almost overnight, development organisations who might have previously...
Apply Now: $20,000 Grant Funding for African Digital Rights

Apply Now: $20,000 Grant Funding for African Digital Rights

Published on: Jul 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Digital technologies are playing a role in enhancing Covid-19 disease surveillance, coordinating response mechanisms, and promoting public awareness. However, COVID-19...
OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability

OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability

Published on: Jul 15 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
OpenLMIS is the leading logistics system used to track health products across national supply chains. It is also open source software, which is a key reason for...
Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Published on: Jul 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The novel coronavirus global pandemic is affecting global society in profound ways and will require new and innovative approaches. Beyond the impacts on public...
What Are User Perceptions of Internet Trust and Privacy in India and Ghana?

What Are User Perceptions of Internet Trust and Privacy in India and Ghana?

Published on: Jul 01 2020 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on What Are User Perceptions of Internet Trust and Privacy in India and Ghana?
It’s been a hard couple of years for the internet. Between election interference via social media platforms, disinformation going viral and facilitating genocides,...
Apply Now: $150,000 Grants for Community Internet Services Solutions

Apply Now: $150,000 Grants for Community Internet Services Solutions

Published on: Jun 29 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
There is still digital divide around the world, regardless of how many people have access to mobile phones, 3G wireless coverage, or community telecenters. As the...
New USAID Guide: Remote Monitoring Processes for COVID-19 Response

New USAID Guide: Remote Monitoring Processes for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Jun 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the current operating environment, USAID and implementing partners face new challenges in deploying programs, monitoring progress, collecting data, and tracking...