Practical Insights on Digital Health

10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

Published on: Mar 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Global coronavirus infections now exceed 100,000 confirmed cases in 97 countries, with over 3,400 deaths from COVID-19, leading to international travel bans and...
How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19

How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19

Published on: Mar 04 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19
As I write this, there are over 92,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in 76 countries and over 3000 deaths globally. COVID-19 is spreading across continents, infecting...
Apply Now: $1 Million Seed Funds for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Apply Now: $1 Million Seed Funds for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Published on: Feb 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
East Africa as a whole has experienced rapid economic growth over the past five years. The combined healthcare market across Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia is $8 Billion...
Our Open Source Software Obsession is Unhealthy in Digital Development

Our Open Source Software Obsession is Unhealthy in Digital Development

Published on: Feb 06 2020 by Guest Writer - 43 Comments
Since I am going to make some potentially controversial observations about the digital health industry and, to some extent, the development sector in general, I...
Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries

Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries

Published on: Jan 20 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries
PEPFAR 3.0 focuses on achieving sustainable control of the global HIV epidemic through a focus on transparency, accountability, and impact aligned with the UNAIDS...
10 Lessons for Designing Effective Health Financing Products

10 Lessons for Designing Effective Health Financing Products

Published on: Dec 12 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Lessons for Designing Effective Health Financing Products
Health shocks are the most prominent idiosyncratic shocks and stresses that low-income households face, particularly when they affect primary income earners as...
The Five Key Drivers of Digital Health Adoption by Health Workers

The Five Key Drivers of Digital Health Adoption by Health Workers

Published on: Nov 20 2019 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The adoption of digital health in Ghana has been slower than expected, compared with the fast adoption of ICT in other important areas of business and social life....
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...
Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Published on: Oct 28 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Countries rely on both routine health systems and campaign-based delivery to extend the reach of important health interventions such as accelerated disease control...
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 - Comments Off on Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa
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...