Proven: Education and Mobile Phones Reduce HIV Infections in Women

Proven: Education and Mobile Phones Reduce HIV Infections in Women

Published on: Dec 05 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Proven: Education and Mobile Phones Reduce HIV Infections in Women
  Despite remarkable progress in the fight against HIV, the number of new infections remains unacceptably high, epidemics continue to grow in certain communities, and therefore AIDS continues to be one of the deadliest...
Using Smartphones for Disaster Risk Reduction in Informal Settlement Construction

Using Smartphones for Disaster Risk Reduction in Informal Settlement Construction

Published on: Oct 04 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Housing in informal settlements often lacks construction techniques that adopt criteria of resilience to natural hazards. Smartphones are rapidly diffusing in economically developing countries. How does the current use of...
10 Insights from the Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2022

10 Insights from the Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2022

Published on: Dec 14 2022 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Over the past five years, nearly 1.4 billion people have gained access to the internet through a mobile phone and by the end of 2021, 55% of the world’s population was using mobile internet. This is providing people...
How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution

How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution

Published on: Sep 14 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution
The following is an excerpt from Russell Southwood’s new book, Africa 2.0 – Inside a Continent’s Communications Revolution, an ambitious 35-year history of the impact of mobile and internet on Sub-Saharan Africa. RSVP...
6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage
A framework that maps key digital competencies and proficiency levels can be a valuable way to support the design and assessment of mobile digital skills strategies and interventions. Most existing digital competence frameworks...
Apply Now: £250,000 for Climate Resilience and Adaptation Programmes

Apply Now: £250,000 for Climate Resilience and Adaptation Programmes

Published on: Dec 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We will soon witness the unavoidable effects of climate change over the next few decades even as the global community works to limit global warming. People around the world will see more frequent extreme weather events,...
Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Around 15 per cent of the world’s population, or an estimated one billion people are persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are at a disadvantage regarding most Sustainable Development Goals. Barriers to...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities. However, the evidence in the latest Mobile Disability...
8 Promising Technologies for Teacher Professional Development

8 Promising Technologies for Teacher Professional Development

Published on: Oct 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 8 Promising Technologies for Teacher Professional Development
The case for better in-service technology-assisted teacher professional development in low-income countries is compelling. A major push factor is the shortage of the skilled teachers needed to extend universal access to...