Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Blog post

    It’s always exciting to see how the rapidly evolving use of electronic technologies is helping to improve health in Africa.  But innovation, by nature, initially provides benefits unevenly.  This workshop, co-hosted by Futures Group and Intel, is a welcome effort to improve eHealth standards across borders.  By sharing information, healthcare stakeholders aim to foster public-private partnerships, build support networks and improve healthcare delivery. 

    Reposted from the Futures Group blog.

  • Blog post

    Here’s an opportunity for public and community libraries whose services improve community health to win an exciting award – and get some publicity for the good work you are doing.

    EIFL Logo

    Logo for Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), host of the Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP)

    The award is given by the EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP):

    • The award is open to public and community libraries in developing and transition countries.
    • The prize is US$1,500 and the opportunity to showcase your service at an international conference or gathering.
    • The deadline for applications is less than a month away – July 31. So start your application NOW!
    • You can apply in English, Russian, French or Spanish.