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Apply Now: $250,000 for Open Source COVID-19 Digital Health Solutions

By Wayan Vota on November 8, 2021

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As the COVID-19 Digital Response continues to create global goods with scalable digital solutions using open standards and approaches, there is a need to focus on building and supporting pandemic preparedness capabilities in low- and middle-income countries.

One focus area are digital health solutions that accelerate vaccination campaigns globally,and especially in LMICs where they can maximize impact and recovery of marginalized communities and health systems.

$250,000 WFP Digital Health Innovation Accelerator

WFP Digital Health Innovation Accelerator Program will select mature start-ups and solution providers to receive financial, technical and methodological support from the WFP Innovation Accelerator to support the COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

Solutions focusing on one of these three areas are eligible for $250,000 in equity-free funding:

  • Vaccination scheduling; solutions streamlining patient/provider registration, appointment schedules, vaccination administration and immunisation sites.
  • Data management and integration; tools addressing system interoperability challenges such as: data integration, data gaps, data security.
  • Related digital health tools; micro-planning, vaccine delivery and monitoring, vaccine waste management, raising awareness and countering misinformation.

The proposed solution should follow open standards, open-source or open data approaches towards creating global goods and use data and information exchange mechanisms based on global standards, like OpenHIE.

Apply Now! Deadline is November 21, 2021

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Wayan Vota co-founded ICTworks. He also co-founded Technology Salon, MERL Tech, ICTforAg, ICT4Djobs, ICT4Drinks, JadedAid, Kurante, OLPC News and a few other things. Opinions expressed here are his own and do not reflect the position of his employer, any of its entities, or any ICTWorks sponsor.
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3 Comments to “Apply Now: $250,000 for Open Source COVID-19 Digital Health Solutions”

  1. Sunday Abolarin says:

    This is to be of help to eradicate cov 19 in world and l like to be in good support of saving lifes . We need more of you with large heart toward the poor and less privilege people in the whole world

  2. Mohammed Ali says:

    Hello am interested in this group to get your help abut Civic 19 center

  3. Green hope Share says:

    Green hope share ngo is interested in such projects ..we need procedure of application.assist please