Practical Insights on USAID

Apply Now: $170,000 to Study Digital Financial Services for Health Systems

Apply Now: $170,000 to Study Digital Financial Services for Health Systems

Published on: Sep 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Financial protection is at the core of universal health coverage and is one of the final coverage goals of the Sustainable Development Goals. Financial protection...
Apply Now: Paid Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in Washington DC

Apply Now: Paid Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in Washington DC

Published on: Aug 26 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: Paid Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in Washington DC
Are you a scientist or engineer? Do you want to learn first-hand about policymaking? To contribute your knowledge and analytical skills for better government services?...
New USAID Guide: How to Create Digital ID for Inclusive Development

New USAID Guide: How to Create Digital ID for Inclusive Development

Published on: Jul 25 2019 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Identity is deeply personal. Issues of identity are complex and tied up with issues of power, privacy, and protection. Yet identifying constituents is often critical...
Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Published on: Jul 22 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
About 100 million people are still being pushed into “extreme poverty” (living on $ 1.90 or less a day) because they have to pay for healthcare. Over 800 million...
Apply Now: $1.5 Million for Women’s Digital Economic Empowerment

Apply Now: $1.5 Million for Women’s Digital Economic Empowerment

Published on: Jul 08 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1.5 Million for Women’s Digital Economic Empowerment
Today, 1.7 billion women in low- and middle-income countries still do not own mobile phones. For example, in India, 67% of men own mobile phones, but only 33% percent...
Apply Now: $11,250,000 for Your Humanitarian Technology Innovations

Apply Now: $11,250,000 for Your Humanitarian Technology Innovations

Published on: Jun 17 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
  Today, over 201 million people require humanitarian assistance. Millions of the most vulnerable people in conflict zones are currently unreachable by traditional...
4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health

4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health

Published on: May 29 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health
Digital financial services provide health programs with opportunities to accelerate progress toward global health goals and outcomes. Global health program managers...
New USAID Guide: How to Use Data Responsibly in International Development

New USAID Guide: How to Use Data Responsibly in International Development

Published on: May 13 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New USAID Guide: How to Use Data Responsibly in International Development
As development practitioners, we have a responsibility to the people impacted by our programming, to local governments and partners, and to our own organizations...
4 Artificial Intelligence Use Cases for Global Health – Your Weekend Long Reads

4 Artificial Intelligence Use Cases for Global Health – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Apr 27 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) has potential to drive game-changing improvements for underserved communities in global health. In response, The Rockefeller Foundation...
Heads Up! USAID CIO Wants to Review All Your Technology Contracts

Heads Up! USAID CIO Wants to Review All Your Technology Contracts

Published on: Apr 18 2019 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
On March 21, 2019, USAID posted to the Federal Registry a proposed rule that would amend the USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), which is derived from the Federal...