Apply Now: $30,000 Funding for Your Asia AgriTech Solution

Apply Now: $30,000 Funding for Your Asia AgriTech Solution

Published on: Dec 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
COVID-19 has disrupted the agriculture value chain at every level. The measures taken to contain the spread of the virus have stressed entire food systems. Today, residents of many developing countries fear food insecurity...
5 Lessons Learned Managing COVID-19 Grant Applications in South Africa

5 Lessons Learned Managing COVID-19 Grant Applications in South Africa

Published on: Dec 17 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Lessons Learned Managing COVID-19 Grant Applications in South Africa
Kwantu was working closely with the Free State Department of Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) when COVID-19 hit South Africa. The pandemic quickly impacted small businesses in the Free...
New UNESCO Report: How to Deploy EduTech in Post-COVID‐19 Schools

New UNESCO Report: How to Deploy EduTech in Post-COVID‐19 Schools

Published on: Dec 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The COVID-19 digital response has shown the huge potential of educational technologies to support better and more extensive education and learning. However, it has also served as a stark reminder that all technologies can...
Apply Now: Computer Science Research Internships with Google

Apply Now: Computer Science Research Internships with Google

Published on: Dec 14 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Computer science research happens at Google everyday on both services and products such as Search, Maps, Google Assistant, Google Translate, Google Cloud and their computing, storage, and networking infrastructure. Research-focused...
Why Google and Apple Failed at COVID-19 Digital Response

Why Google and Apple Failed at COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Dec 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Back in April 2020, Apple and Google announced COVID-19 contact tracing technology for iPhone and Android mobile phones. At our Global Digital Health Forum session on digital COVAX certificates, not a single person was using...
How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare

How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare

Published on: Dec 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare
Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare with game-changing capabilities. AI-powered solutions are participating in more and more medical tasks traditionally performed by healthcare practitioners. Last Chance...
Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Published on: Dec 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Internet shutdowns are one of the most extreme and draconian censorship tactics that a government can use to control civil discourse. Internet access shutdowns can include full network blackouts, blocking popular social...
How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?

How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?

Published on: Dec 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?
We can finally foresee the end of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Global pharmaceutical companies are developing vaccines for COVID-19. Soon, there will be widespread COVAX that can produce immunization – lasting protection...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused around three strategic priorities: Preventing child and...