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How UNICEF engages in Digital Health


Saving Lives at Birth

Digital Health - PATH

Babyl -Rwanda

Hack-a-thons-CATech

Venturing, Value Creation & the UNICEF Inovation Fund

“Calling for the next WHO Global Health Initiative: the use of disruptive innovation to meet the health care needs of displaced populations.”

Global Observatory for eHealth

Duke Global Health Institute

The role of Satellite communication coverage…

https://www.geekwire.com/2019/amazon-project-kuiper-broadband-satellite/

Without internet, 364 million children are falling behind…

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/04/perspectives/unicef-schools-internet-access/index.html

Repurposing personalized medicine tools…Metabolomics in Global Health….

Malnutrition:

Metabolic phenotyping of malnutrition during the first 1000 days of life

2018 Global Nutrition Report

Metabolomic Changes in Serum of Children with Different Clinical Diagnoses of Malnutrition.

Metabolomics in Nutrition Research: Biomarkers Predicting Mortality in Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition.

?Genomics in Global Health

Other:

Open Access

Digital Health and Health Systems of the Future

Digital strategies have been formally recognized as a critical strategy to help meet the Sustainable Development Goals and universal health coverage targets.

Global Digital Health 100

Success stories and launched products of innovation

https://www.bempu.com/healthorganization

Products:

https://www.peekvision.org/

Success stories:

Matternet

WHO - Digital Health Atlas

WHO guideline recommendations on digital interventions for health system strengthening

Global Health 

http://unicefstories.org/unicef-futures/

UNICEF’s Pathways to scale, pathways to results for every child

Innovation for Strengthening Vaccination Systems

The UNICEF Innovation Fund joins The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations Initiative to seek solutions for better collection and use of data

Unicef Innovation Fund

Unicef Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund allows UNICEF to quickly assess, fund and grow open-source solutions that can improve children’s lives. Financial and technological support is available for companies that are using technology in innovative ways to improve the world.

Visit the "NEWS" page to check out the Fund's latest announcement of 13 new investments. 
The Fund has made 72  investments in 42 countries with an eye to invest in 20 more start-ups in 2019.

To APPLY for funding for your tech start-up, visit our ‘Submit’ page.