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In parts of the world where health care systems are weak, cell phone signals are strong… 9 more words


Digital Humanitarian : Towards a Code of Conduct: Guidelines for the Use of SMS in Natural Disasters

Agile Disaster Response strategy day to prepare your company and your services to discuss the guidelines and your preparedness for Natural Disasters

Around the globe right now there is a systems thinking approach taking place not just for Telecommunications and Emergency Services providers, the NGO’s and Aid Relief are at the driving edge and have resulted in reluctant innovation with SMS platforms. 886 more words


Open Health Networks: A Participatory Reporting Platform

Open Health Networks is a code system that allows community leaders to send text messages which report the lack of medication, equipment and other concerns, with the goal of increasing knowledge of basic, individual health care rights and citizen empowerment. 357 more words

User Experience

SMS alert unveiled in Mathare to curb crime

A short message platform to alert residents on emergencies has been launched in the sprawling Mathare slums as the fight against crime takes centre stage. 206 more words

Youth group launch election monitoring program

A Mathare youth group has initiated an election monitoring program to sensitize the constituents to registers as voters as well as monitor social injustices that normally arise during electioneering period. 162 more words

MobiMOOC Week 3: ICT4D Activities, Presentations, Feedback

In keeping with the intoxicating open and democratic spirit in which Inge de Waard has crafted the MobiMOOC course this year (polling on topics, etc.), I have decided to try and make my week and topic of facilitation for MobiMOOC, ICT4D and M4D, as open and participatory as possible. 869 more words