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Job Opportunity: mHealth Program Manager, flexible location

Job Opportunity: mHealth Program Manager, flexible location

Terms of Reference Title: mHealth Program Manager Department: Global Innovation Centre Duration: 11 months Duty Station:  Flexible; must have ability to travel frequently Level: Individual contract (Equivalent to P4 / NO-D) BACKGROUND UNICEF Innovation is currently planning the scale up of several mobile driven tools supporting core UNICEF programmes such […]


UNICEF launches device contest for developing world

UNICEF launches device contest for developing world

Originally published on 19 May, 2015 on Tech Design Forum by Chris Edwards. To read the original article, click here. A design competition to find wearable and other sensor-based systems that can help mothers and their children in developing nations may demonstrate how little digital technology is needed to come up with […]


Job Opportunity: U-Report Project Manager, London

Job Opportunity: U-Report Project Manager, London

Terms of Reference Title: U-Report Project Manager Department: Digital Location: London Duration: 12 month fixed term contract Reporting to: Head of Digital Engagement and U-Report Project Sponsor Purpose of Post U-Report is an innovation initially developed by UNICEF’s office in Uganda, and now being replicated in numerous other countries. UNICEF UK plans to pilot U-Report […]



ARM and UNICEF aim to transform people’s lives

ARM and UNICEF aim to transform people’s lives

Originally published on ElectronicsWeekly.com on 19 May 2015. To read original article, click here. UNICEF and ARM have announced a multi-year, multi-million pound partnership to accelerate the development of new technologies to overcome the barriers that prevent millions of families from accessing basic health, education and support services. “We’ll be […]



Job Opportunity: Market Research Consultant, Flexible location

Job Opportunity: Market Research Consultant, Flexible location

Terms of Reference Title: Market Research Consultant Purpose: Conducting market research on renewable energy in developing economies, in particular sub-Saharan Africa Department: Innovation Unit Location: Flexible location Start Date: Immediate Duration: 3 months Reporting to: Deputy Chief of Section Background Lack of access to safe, clean and affordable energy is a main barrier to providing […]


The Next Billion: Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

The Next Billion: Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

On May 19 2015, Quartz hosted The Next Billion forum about the next billion people to come online for the first time, largely on mobile phones. At the event, UNICEF’s Blair Palmer announced that UNICEF and ARM partnered with frog to launch the ‘Wearables for Good’ design challenge. For more details about […]