Apply Now: $1.5 Million Grant Funding for Inclusive Digital Economy Solutions

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Grant Funding for Inclusive Digital Economy Solutions

Published on: Jun 15 2020 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
 Automation, artificial intelligence, and other advanced technologies continue to rapidly transform the nature of work. Meanwhile, COVID-19 is expected to cause massive economic disruption, exacerbating the effects of...
How to Use Mobile Phone Data to Guide New Health Facility Locations

How to Use Mobile Phone Data to Guide New Health Facility Locations

Published on: Jun 11 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Targeted placement of government health clinics is required to provide widespread access to primary health care services, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in many developing countries. New data sources...
Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Speed a Global Embrace of Online Learning?

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Speed a Global Embrace of Online Learning?

Published on: Jun 10 2020 by Mary Burns - 12 Comments
COVID-19 is a global health disaster, a global economic disaster, and a global education disaster. As we write this, 90% of the world’s students – from pre-primary to higher education – are out of school, and...
Apply Now: £200,000 DFID Grant Funding for Resilient Health Systems

Apply Now: £200,000 DFID Grant Funding for Resilient Health Systems

Published on: Jun 08 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
We know from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa that reductions in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) services persisted well beyond the crisis, and preventable deaths from measles, malaria,...
Meaningful Connectivity: A New Standard for Internet Access

Meaningful Connectivity: A New Standard for Internet Access

Published on: Jun 04 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The Covid-19 pandemic has galvanised the case for universal internet access like never before, generating widespread agreement that the internet is too important to leave anyone offline and renewing calls for expanded connectivity...
5 Ways to Protect Children Online During COVID-19 Digital Response

5 Ways to Protect Children Online During COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Jun 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Ways to Protect Children Online During COVID-19 Digital Response
The global coronavirus pandemic has prompted widespread school closures and physical distancing measures, making online platforms and communities essential to maintain a sense of normalcy. Now more than ever, children and...
Apply Now: $250,000 for Digital Remittance Solutions to Support Migrants

Apply Now: $250,000 for Digital Remittance Solutions to Support Migrants

Published on: Jun 01 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $250,000 for Digital Remittance Solutions to Support Migrants
As the world suffers coronavirus’ socioeconomic repercussions, global remittances are slowing substantially. Countries with high COVID-19 cases host 75% of the world’s migrants, sending 90% of global remittances....
A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age

A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age

Published on: May 28 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age
Digitization has revolutionized range of services, especially data systems in Low-Middle Income Countries. As highlighted in USAID’s report, Artificial Intelligence in Global Health, presents the many promises of digitization...
COVID-19 Digital Response Data Is Not Gender Neutral

COVID-19 Digital Response Data Is Not Gender Neutral

Published on: May 27 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As people around the world continue to face the effects of Covid-19, academic institutions and government policymakers are turning to data more than ever to understand the scope of the crisis, anticipate its spread, and...