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New Publication Spotlight: Use of an Interactive Voice Response System to Deliver Refresher Training in Senegal

For the 222 million women who have an unmet need for modern contraception, increasing access to high-quality family planning services is essential.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

Use of an Interactive Voice Response System to Deliver Refresher Training in Senegal: Findings from Pilot Implementation and Assessment

Author's name: 

Kate E.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

3 Lessons Learned in Mapping for International Development

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Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

Big data innovation as part of a Data Revolution in Africa

Author: 
Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis
This weekend, ministers from numerous African

Read more | UN Global Pulse | Original article

How Yoga has Become a Force for Social Inclusion in Kenya

Read more | Changemakers | Original article

Violence Early Warning System for Nigerian Elections, 2015

The Nigerian elections are happening this weekend and over the coming week and Ushahidi has been working with the Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN), and developers Dan Woods and Quinn Lee to create an early warning dashboard for violence in the run up, during and immediately after the elections.

Read more | Ushahidi | Original article

DFID Review of Digital in Development Programmes

The purpose of this review was to benchmark the UK Department for Internationa Development's activities on digital and to support the development of an overarching vision for digital work in their programmes.  It found that digital technologies can add value to their development interventions and help them to reach greater numbers of poor and marginalised people more quickly and cost-effectivel

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

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Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

Dominican Republic Focuses on Health Workforce Systems to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

USAID/Dominican Republic has awarded IntraHealth International a two-year associate award to build on CapacityPlus’s achievements in the Dominican Republic.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

APC welcomes decision to appoint Special Rapporteur on Privacy

26 March 2015
(APC for APCNews)

After sustained pressure from civil society organisations, and under the leadership of the gov

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Call on the government of South Africa to support the creation of a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

26 March 2015
(APC for APCNews)

This week the UN Human Rights Council is expected to consider establishing a Special Ra

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Inspirational stories from connect:ID – the journey to digital IDs for all

Today marks the end of the connect:ID conference, one of the most influential events in the United States, powered through an alliance with the world’s leading identity industry association.

Read more | World Bank: Information and Communications for Development | Original article

How Access to Tuberculosis Care Helps a Family in Patna, Bihar

Maina Devi, 30, lives in Patna, a city of 1.6 million people in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.Until mid-2014, Maina Devi’s life was like that of her neighbors, days spent taking care of the three young children she was raising with he

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Call for tenders: Mid-term review of the outcomes of APC's implementation of 2013-2016 Strategic Plan

25 March 2015
(Karen Banks for APC)

APC is looking for evaluation consultants to develop an evaluation proposal and

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

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Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

The use of ICTs to express public outrage in Nigeria over child marriage

Is public opposition to child marriage in Nigeria increasing?

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want

In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, but to thrive?

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

Partnering across Public and Private Sectors to Beat TB in India

This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post.Every year, 

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Helpdesk Report: Innovations in education systems and delivery

There is a significant body of evidence showing the efforts of educational institutes all over the world to innovate their educational systems in order to extend services, improve performance and communication flows, and to reduce costs.

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

Helpdesk Report: The use of mobile phones to improve communication from lower to higher tier health workers

mHealth refers to medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices.  Mobile phones and internet technology are being used in developing countries for health projects with some success. The bulk of the literature is on phones being used for workers to communicate with

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article
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