Practical Insights on eHealth

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 - 15 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: $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 - Leave a Comment
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...
ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

Published on: Aug 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Back in 2014, we posted our first Development Hype Cycle to showcase how technologies move from initial invention to widespread application. We followed it up with...
Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Published on: Oct 17 2018 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
Millions of people face immense basic needs supply challenges on a daily basis. Food, water, sanitation, waste management, education, healthcare, and mobility are...
3 Lessons Learned Deploying eHealth Solutions for Nigerian Health Systems

3 Lessons Learned Deploying eHealth Solutions for Nigerian Health Systems

Published on: Sep 02 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Lessons Learned Deploying eHealth Solutions for Nigerian Health Systems
The Federal Ministry of Health has identified several key challenges for the healthcare system in Nigeria to ensure the availability of life-saving commodities...
Why Do Evaluations of eHealth Programs Fail?

Why Do Evaluations of eHealth Programs Fail?

Published on: Dec 09 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Much has been written about why electronic health (eHealth) initiatives fail. Less attention has been paid to why evaluations of such initiatives fail to deliver...
10 Theses on Power and Efficacy of ICT4D Indulgences

10 Theses on Power and Efficacy of ICT4D Indulgences

Published on: Dec 06 2013 by Karl Brown - Comments Off on 10 Theses on Power and Efficacy of ICT4D Indulgences
I am Karl Brown, Associate Director of applied technology at the Rockefeller Foundation, and at the recent Mobiles! convening, I gave a brief talk where I highlighted...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

Published on: Feb 28 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012
High Tech Innovation in Africa: My last couple of “bi-weekly links” posts have featured African innovation and hardware creation. It’s been noted...
Get an ITC4D Job!  Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy

Get an ITC4D Job! Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy

Published on: Feb 09 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ITC4D Job! Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy
Project Director: Mobile Tech for Journalism: FrontlineSMS has received a grant from the Knight Foundation to design mobile tools for journalists, focusing on...
Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

Published on: Apr 06 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development
Every two minutes, a woman dies in childbirth – 150,000 maternal deaths, 1.6 million neonatal deaths, and 1.2 million stillbirths occur each year. And in...