Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Published on: Oct 21 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Many digital health technology entrepreneurs struggle to attract start-up financing and this can inhibit their ability to grow. At best they may underperform their full potential; at worst they may stagnate, or fail. This...
Fix Your Data Quality Issues with Query Management

Fix Your Data Quality Issues with Query Management

Published on: Oct 17 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Fix Your Data Quality Issues with Query Management
A researcher’s worst nightmare is to realize that they cannot use their data. This horrible realization often comes right after data has been collected, teams have returned from the field, and resources have been spent....
8 Digital Principle Issues with UNICEF’s Ethereum Cryptocurrency Donations

8 Digital Principle Issues with UNICEF’s Ethereum Cryptocurrency Donations

Published on: Oct 16 2019 by Nadia Andrada - 15 Comments
A popular (and troll-fueled) trope in Bitcoin Twitter culture is to respond to any stated challenge with, “Bitcoin fixes this!.” The years-long Ebola outbreak in the DRC? Bitcoin apparently can fix it. Hurricane Dorian...
Apply Now: $900,000 for Early Reader Digital Books in Local Languages

Apply Now: $900,000 for Early Reader Digital Books in Local Languages

Published on: Oct 14 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Building on a child’s language foundation, literacy leads to better health, broadens employment opportunities, and creates safer and more stable societies. However, more than 387 million children are not expected to read...
5 Tips When Implementing Your Responsible Data Policy

5 Tips When Implementing Your Responsible Data Policy

Published on: Oct 10 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Tips When Implementing Your Responsible Data Policy
MERL and development practitioners have long wrestled with complex ethical, regulatory, and technical aspects of adopting new data approaches and technologies. The topic of responsible data has gained traction over the past...
New WHO Guidelines on Economic Evaluations of Digital Health Solutions

New WHO Guidelines on Economic Evaluations of Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Oct 09 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New WHO Guidelines on Economic Evaluations of Digital Health Solutions
Digital health interventions are often very dynamic, evolving through several stages of maturity during which the monitoring and evaluation needs of the intervention also change rapidly. These digital health intervention...
Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Published on: Oct 07 2019 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
The enormous potential for mobile technology to transform health care, personal health management, and basic health research has led to the rapid development of new health-related phone applications, sensors, and devices. The...
10 Lessons Learned in Scaling Mobile Data Collection Processes

10 Lessons Learned in Scaling Mobile Data Collection Processes

Published on: Oct 03 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Lessons Learned in Scaling Mobile Data Collection Processes
In the last decade, Mobile Data Collection has been used more and more by humanitarian and development organizations for situation analyses, project monitoring, follow-up of activities and vulnerable populations, among other...
Please Join Us: 2019 OpenHIE Community Meeting in Ethiopia

Please Join Us: 2019 OpenHIE Community Meeting in Ethiopia

Published on: Oct 02 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Please join us at the 2019 OpenHIE Community Meeting on 4-8 November 2019, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This years’ theme is data for decision making. The global public health community is driving interoperability in...