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Applications open for the Gender and Technology Pop-up Institute

3 October 2014
(Tactical Tech for APCNews)

Tactical Tech, in collaboration with the Association for Progressive Communications, are organising a 7-day eve

HRH Global Resource Center October Update

This monthly update from the HRH Global Resource Center provides information on the latest resources, improvements, and news from this digital library devoted to human resources for health (HRH).
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#IncYOUbateIT: Ideas to Promote Women as Agents of Change in Tech

Cross posted from the Making All Voices Count Blog. See original article here.

Pioneering research launched on tech driven violence against women in Pakistan

3 October 2014
(Bytes for All for APCNews)

Technology based violence is exposing women to the entire

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.8 release!

Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.8 is out!
Take it out for a spin on our demo site, but keep in mind that this is not ready for production, but we continue to get closer.

New Report: Why We Need Better Data on Community Health Workers

Community health workers are highly visible to the families they serve, walking to houses, delivering basic but essential health information and care to mothers and children.

The Wantrapreneur Chronicles #1: Circumstance

"Are entrepreneurs born or made?"

Of course they're all born! One person remarked (get the joke?). Seriously though, this is one of those questions that you find being asked at entrepreneurship forums and the like. The real question is: is there something special about entrepreneurs, that sets them apart from the rest of us?

How can government increase R&D activities in the Philippines?

Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) collaborated with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the last quarter of 2009 to undertake a study focusing on the identification of factors that drive multinational corporations (MNCs) and technology-based companies to locate in the Philippines and invest in innovative activities.
The study’s objectives were to:

Why some firms innovate and why others do not

Various studies have pointed to the Philippines’ meagre expenditures on research and development (R&D) activities, especially when viewed vis-a-vis those of its neighboring countries. Innovation, however, is not just confined to inventions and R&D. From an economics standpoint, an innovation must increase value, whether customer value or producer value.

Fear, Trust, and Attacks on Ebola Workers

As health workers fan out across the Ebola-stricken areas of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, they are facing a battle on two fronts: fighting Ebola and addressing the fears, rumors, and myths of those at risk of Ebola.Sadly, those fears,

To change the world start with your next customer

The desire to 'change the world' has been attributed especially to the so-called 'millenial' generation as a form of 'entrepreneurial idealism'. However, millenials aside, entrepreneurs really do change the world!

The name Percival Elliott Fansler might not ring a bell but you should remember it the next time you are taking a flight.

New Resource Spotlight: Health Workforce Productivity: An Approach for Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement

New Resource Spotlight: Health Workforce Productivity: An Approach for Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement
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