ICTDev Pulse

Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Now Open to Applications!

As part of USAID’s efforts to mark Earth Day on April 22nd, Acting Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt publicly issued the official call for concept notes to the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge. “Today, our Agency is harnessing innovation, data, and public-private partnerships to both protect and manage the environment that supports us,” he said. “The Wildlife Crime […]

Attitude and Education: The Keys to Successful Nurse Midwifery

May will be different this year. I have been a nurse for over 40 years, but after teaching nurse midwifery this year in Tanzania, International Day of the Midwife (May 5), National Student Nurses Day (May 8), and International Nurses Day (Ma

Take Back the Tech! campaign wins The Bobs award in People’s Choice for English category

PERGAMINO
5 May 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

Among over 4,800 submissions, APC’s Take Back the Tech!

Re:publica Keynote: The System is Broken – That’s the Good News

I’m at the wonderful Re:publica conference for a single day, racing home to teach tomorrow… and thus far I’ve given a keynote and done over 12 interviews, so I haven’t gotten the whole feel of the conference yet. Still, it’s one of the most wonderful and high energy venues I’ve ever spoken at, and I’m having a great time.

Data for Decision-Making Series: Diana Frymus

Diana FrymusWe are joining the One Million Health Workers Campaign in a series of interviews, to hear from the experts why data on community health workers is so critical, and what needs to be done.

Midwives Matter for Haiti's Moms

This week I am traveling around Haiti reporting on global health issues that affect women and children.In fact, I am writing this post in the back of an SUV with my fixer and translator headed south of Port-au-Prince to visit Social Good Mom

New ILO Report: The World Needs More Rural Health Workers, A Lot More

Aanjalie CollureOn April 27, a new report released by the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) made a distressing finding: without adequate numbers of he

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