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...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Published on: Nov 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
With billions of children connected to the internet, children’s lives are being shaped behind a screen. COVID-19 digital responses are moving children and their families onto digital solutions to support learning, socialization...
4 Reasons to Attend Global Digital Health Forum – You’re Going, Right?

4 Reasons to Attend Global Digital Health Forum – You’re Going, Right?

Published on: Nov 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Attend Global Digital Health Forum – You’re Going, Right?
Way back in 2008, the mHealth Alliance launched an annual conference celebrating digital health. Even thought I wasn’t in healthcare at the time, I attended this first event, and was duly impressed. It wasn’t...
New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

Published on: Nov 25 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems
Countries are faced with increasing demands for quality health data. Data of increasing scope and complexity are required for monitoring progress towards national and subnational priorities, global and regional health targets,...
Apply Now: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

Apply Now: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

Published on: Nov 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
The educational ecosystem is in constant flux. New innovations are introduced, tested, and scaled. External shocks, like the coronavirus pandemic then upend the status quo and rearrange success metrics. In this continuum...
Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Published on: Nov 19 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!
The Digital Public Goods Alliance is a network of partners from different sectors who contribute to the identification, support, scale-up, and proper use of digital public goods, and the software, data, content and algorithms...
How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming in International Development

How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming in International Development

Published on: Nov 18 2020 by Josh Woodard - 1 Comment
The coronavirus pandemic is creating rapid and dramatic shifts in the global economy and how business is transacted. This disruption is fueling fast-paced innovation and uptake of digital technology in all spheres of life....
Apply Now: £50,000 EduTech Research Grants for COVID-19 Response

Apply Now: £50,000 EduTech Research Grants for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Nov 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
Coronavirus related school closures have affected 90% of the world’s student population. EduTech solutions can support educational outcomes for children and Many countries’ COVID-19 Digital Response includes some form...
5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

Published on: Nov 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief
Many countries have launched unprecedented relief packages to cushion the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Information is still limited on how well the programs have functioned; in particular, there is...