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The IACHR hosts thematic hearing on internet and human rights

29 September 2014
(VB for APCNews)

The Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Informatio

Namibian Leaders Determined to Address Country’s Health Disparities

Today Namibia has plenty of reasons to celebrate.The country is well on its way to meeting the Millennium Development Goals for education, the environment, and gender by 2015.

Emerging Opportunities: Monitoring and Evaluation in a Tech-Enabled World

Paper exploring how ICTs are helping to overcome common M&E challenges, including “real-world” challenges and methodological and conceptual challenges. It offers ideas on untested areas where ICTs could play a role in evaluation, and an in-depth discussion of some of the new challenges, problems and risks that arise when incorporating ICTs into the M&E process as a whole.

The Emerging Opportunities for M&E in a Tech-Enabled World

The past few years have seen dramatic advances in the use of hand-held devices (phones and tablets) for program monitoring and for survey data collection. Progress has been slower with respect to the application of ICT-enabled devices for program evaluation, but this is clearly the next frontier.

The Amp #21: September 1 to 26

Rising Voices is pleased to announce this year's Amazonia microgrants will be awarded to seven citizen media outreach projects across South America. Meet the seven projects from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Of Tor and Condoms

Tor garlic condom

I am far from the first to compare digital security practices to safer sex pr

Creating Sustainable SMEs

An except from an article I recently wrote for The Broker.

SMEs are the lifeblood of most economies. Thankfully, there is no limit to human capacity for innovation – the bedrock upon which entrepreneurship is built.

Top 4 Ways ICTs Can Help Defeat the Ebola Crisis

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is increasingly becoming an international crisis. Recently the World Health Organization counted 5,843 cases of Ebola patients and 2,811 deaths.

Emma Watson, trolls and a feminist internet

25 September 2014
(Jac sm Kee for

Within days of her highly visible and publicised speech, Emma Wat

In Health Systems Strengthening, the Big Question Is Not What, but How

As the global health community gears up for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town, South Africa, next week, health s

Opportunity for designers: request for proposals to redesign APC's visual identity

25 September 2014
(MK for APCNews)

Deadline extended!

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