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Partners In Health at the MIT Media Lab – design challenges around Ebola

Today’s Media Lab Conversations involves Ophelia Dahl and Dr. Megan Murray from Partners in Health with Joi Ito and David Sengeh from the Media Lab. The topic is understanding Ebola, and we’re learning about the disease to see if there’s anything the Media Lab can do to help organizations like Partners in Health combat the spread of the disease.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

APC's Women's Rights Programme statement: Forwarding violence is violence

20 November 2014
(APC WRP for APCNews)

The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Rights Programme rejects and condemns systemic, technology-r

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

The Dean’s Dashboard: Strengthening School Management through Information and Informed Decision-Making

Author's name: 

David Potenziani, Jehu Iputo, Rebecca Bailey, Carl Leitner, Heather Ross, and Jørn Braa

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

The Health Workforce Information Ecosystem: Strengthening Connections between Health Workforce Information Domains and e/mHealth Technologies

Author's name: 

Dykki Settle, Carl Leitner, and Luke Duncan

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

iHRIS Champions in Ghana Share Success with Using Health Workforce Data

Gracey VaughnLike many of his fellow Ghanaians, Obeng Asomaning wanted to use his skills to help his country.

Read more | CapacityPlus | Original article

“Watching Me Watching You” – Hasan Elahi and Josh Begley on the imagery of surveillance

I admire much of the work Open Society Foundation does (a good thing, as I’m a board member), but I have a special soft spot in my heart for the Moving Walls program.

Read more | Ethan Zuckerman | Original article

National meeting in Ecuador on internet governance takes place in Quito

20 November 2014
(CIESPAL)

On 27 November in Quito, the National Meeting on Internet Governance – Ecuador will

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

IREX Showcases Global UGRAD 2014-2015 Participant Virtual Exchange Projects

In celebration of International Education Week 2014, Global UGRAD participants designed Virtual Exchange Projects to demonstrate the impacts of their Global UGRAD program experience, utilizing technical skills they have gained through the program

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

Questions to ask (and not to ask) when your president tells you to buy 100k (or a million) tablets for students

a different type of tablet, for a different type of education

a different type of tablet,

Read more | World Bank / EduTech | Original article

IREX Launches New Media Program in Georgia

IREX is pleased to announce the new five-year, USAID-funded Media for Transparent

Read more | IREX Global Libraries | Original article

New Resource Centers Put Critical Information in the Hands of West Bank Health Workers

Like a busy intersection, the West Bank’s health system is experiencing a lot of traffic.

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Photograph by Orgad Lootski

Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

#UPR20: Egypt, Iraq should revise laws violating human rights

CALGARY
18 November 2014
(Shawna Finnegan for APCNews)

APC breaks down the major outcomes of the 20th session of the Human Rights Council Un

Read more | APC.org Blog | Original article

Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting

e-Agriculture | Original article

Categorizing the collaboration and community promotion spaces that make urban innovation ecosystems tick

A variety of collaboration spaces are spreading across urban innovation ecosystems. This makes sense intuitively, because collaboration spaces create and — in some cases — manage and sustain the communities that make the ecosystem exist and grow. 

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

Chiapas Health Workers Improve Maternal Health with mHealth

Rural Chiapas might appear to be an unlikely place for mHealth initiatives to gain traction—with one person in four unable to read, and little cell phone reception or internet connectivity in the mountains, it would seem that accessing under

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Let’s Change Headlines: How You Can Help Fight the Spread of Ebola

Read more | IntraHealth Open | Original article

Débat en ligne: Comment renforcer l’entrepreneuriat agricole par les jeunes dans les pays ACP? Quels rôles pour les TIC?

e-Agriculture | Original article

Learning is a Two-Way Street with Hack at Home by Innovate Salone

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Read more | ICTWorks | Original article

Preparing for the Chariboan Joi Cultural Festival Festival in Shipibo Communities

Rising Voices Grantee Project Update.

IMG_0962Shipibo youth in the community. Photo provided by the project.

Read more | Rising Voices News | Original article
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