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Global Digital Development Forum Was a 2,600 Participant Success! What Did We Learn?

Global Digital Development Forum Was a 2,600 Participant Success! What Did We Learn?

Published on: May 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
On May 6th, we hosted the inaugural Global Digital Development Forum that engaged over 2,600 participants during 16-hours of nonstop sessions from 4:00 GMT to 20:00...
Read Now: USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy

Read Now: USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy

Published on: Apr 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Now more than ever, as the global development community works to deliver life-saving assistance and relay crucial information via COVID-19 Digital Response, the...
USAID Mission Guidance for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

USAID Mission Guidance for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Apr 06 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Information is critical to COVID-19 Digital Response. Decision makers need detailed and timely data about the coronavirus disease spread. Health workers and communities...
Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference

Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference

Published on: Mar 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference
We are all rapidly mobilizing for COVID-19 Digital Response. At the same time, we still need to solve long-term challenges to achieve the Sustainable Development...
Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Digital Health Vision for Action

Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Digital Health Vision for Action

Published on: Mar 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital health technology is the application of information and communications technologies, and the data they generate, to support informed decision-making and...
Five COVID Response Insights for Digital Development Practitioners

Five COVID Response Insights for Digital Development Practitioners

Published on: Mar 13 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The COVID Digital Response Workshop yesterday brought together 300 digital development practitioners from governments, donors, and health systems in low- and middle-income...
Wow! USAID Finds 3 Global Digital Health Goods are Worth $109 Million Dollars

Wow! USAID Finds 3 Global Digital Health Goods are Worth $109 Million Dollars

Published on: Dec 16 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Wow! USAID Finds 3 Global Digital Health Goods are Worth $109 Million Dollars
We have all struggled with trying to assign value to digital health solutions, especially when software development in international development usually relies...
New USAID Tool for Investing in Your Digital Development Solution

New USAID Tool for Investing in Your Digital Development Solution

Published on: Dec 09 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Many USAID activities implement digital solutions to make development more adaptive, efficient, and responsive to citizens and decision-makers. Using ICT4D solutions...
Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 25 Comments
A well-functioning health information system plays a transformative role in supporting strategic management decisions for the health sector in low and middle-income...
What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?

What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?

Published on: Oct 24 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?
Building on decades of USAID leadership in digital development, soon USAID will launch its first Digital Strategy (2019-2024), an Agency-wide vision for development...