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How Yoga has Become a Force for Social Inclusion in Kenya

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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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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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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

New publication: Building access to justice, health care and social rehabilitation for survivors in the Republic of Congo

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23 March 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

This publication, which is especially useful for women’s rights and ICT for develop

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Helpdesk Report: Health in Tanzania

This report gives an overview of the health situation in Tanzania and their progress towards the goals set in the health Millennium Development Goals.

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

Negawatt in the making: Ghanaians host the first energy efficiency Challenge


Challenge participants at the Negawatt Weekend kickoff on March 14.

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

Helpdesk research report: Mobile telephony for improved health service and data managemen

There is significant potential for the use of mobile telephony to improve health service outcomes and data management. Opportunities include: serving as a less costly substitute for existing interventions; providing interactive functions that multiply the power of existing interventions; and serving entirely new functions.

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article

Helpdesk Report: ICTs and education

This is a scoping report of recent, ongoing and pipeline activities that utilise Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education programme delivery, in particular to deliver learning. It includes teacher training initiatives and the use of ICTs for teaching and learning. The report is focused on primary and secondary level education.

Read more | Eldis ICT feed | Original article
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