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U-Report Uganda wins prestigious Global Award

U-Report Uganda wins prestigious Global Award

By Catherine N Makumbi, Communication Specialist UNICEF Uganda U-report from Uganda ranked into the world’s top 40 in mobile content excellence, shining a light on mobile innovation in the m-Government & Participation category. Amidst the world’s best mobile application developers U-report was honoured with the global UN-based World Summit Award […]

Idibon Supports UNICEF to Provide Natural Language Processing to SMS-Based Social Monitoring Systems in Africa

Originally published February 9, 2015 on Business Wire. To see original release, click here. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idibon announces a collaboration with UNICEF to provide scalable natural language processing and analytics to their U-report applications. U-report applications leverage UNICEF’s open source RapidPro platform, which empowers governments to deliver valuable real-time information and connect communities to available […]

Youth in Liberia use phones to battle [life after] Ebola

Originally published on CCTV News February 1, 2015. Click here to view the full news segment. Hear how teenagers are using uReport via their mobile phones to share their voices and opinions about life after Ebola. Teens who have survived Ebola now have to overcome a long list of difficult […]

Global mHealth Forum Confronted by Top Health Concerns from Citizens Living in the Global South

Global mHealth Forum Confronted by Top Health Concerns from Citizens Living in the Global South

By Laura Raney (Co-Founder – mHealth Working Group) and Sean Blaschke (UNICEF) Participants at the inaugural Global mHealth Forum, co-located with the mHealth Summit in DC, held during the week of December 8th in Washington DC, discussed a number of pressing public health opportunities, issues, and challenges – including emerging […]

El ébola se combate casa por casa

El ébola se combate casa por casa

By JOSÉ NARANJO; Originally published in El Pais November 11, 2014 La ferretería de Darius Johnson da directamente a la única calle del barrio, una estrecha lengua de asfalto que serpentea entre un amasijo de casas autoconstruidas de forma anárquica y tan juntas unas de otras que, vistas desde arriba, parecen compartir un […]

Job with UNICEF Innovation: International Consultant for UReport, Burundi

Are you a professional communicator who can engage local communities and national level partners within development monitoring and evaluation? In January 2014, UNICEF Burundi launched the UReport Burundi platform. Alongside key civil partners, UReport Burundi will combine an ongoing public polling service – allowing the collection of lightweight, real-time data at the […]