Developing List of Potentially Relevant Innovations across 12 COVID-19 Categories
Innovations that may be ready to deploy, could be adapted for COVID-19 responses, or may inspire new much-needed solutions. TIP: Use the filters below to find specific innovations such as "COVID-19 Categories" for solutions in 1 of 12 categories or "COVID-19 Recognitions" for those identified for their COVID-19 efforts.
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        mHeroUPDATED MAY 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health
        Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Guinea, Liberia, Mali and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$700,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Blueberry MedicalUPDATED APR 2020

        Free telehealth COVID-19 consultations for children
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health Systems
        Digital Development, Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Memora HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        Free, Text-Based COVID Triage and Tracking System
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          
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        DMI COVID-19 Health CampaignsUPDATED APR 2020

        Changing behaviours and improving lives in low-income countries.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communications and Media
        Communications and MediaSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Tele-medicine through smart glassesUPDATED APR 2020

        Smart safety glasses built for the health industry
        FOCUS AREAS
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Health
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        AfyaBoxUPDATED APR 2020

        Connecting people to healthcare services.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Technology
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        DoctorDialUPDATED APR 2020

        Doctors’ Help within reach.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Health Systems, Primary Care
        Health, Health Systems, Primary CareSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        Prime TechUPDATED APR 2020

        Dataless streaming and connectivity!
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communications and Media, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technology
        Communications and Media, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Zimbabwe, South Africa
        Zimbabwe, South AfricaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Leap, the mHealth platformUPDATED APR 2020

        Leap the mHealth platform is a mobile learning solution for training health care workers, wherever they are, whenever you need to, using their mobile device, whether basic or smart phone. Our aim is to be the go-to solution for health worker training in Africa and beyond!
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        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Ask JamieUPDATED APR 2020

        Ask Jamie is a virtual assistant (VA) that can be implemented on agency websites and trained to be able to answer queries within specific domains, enabling us to respond decisively and swiftly to the COVID-19 outbreak with a suite of digital tools to help disseminate timely and accurate information to Singaporeans.
        FOCUS AREAS
        AI, Communication with Communities, Technology
        AI, Communication with Communities, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Policy-Related
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        Gov.sg WhatsApp Channel for COVID-19 updatesUPDATED APR 2020

        A special WhatsApp channel available to everyone living in Singapore was created to offer quick and reliable updates on the COVID-19 situation.
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Policy-Related
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        COVID-19 Stay-Home Notice (SHN) mobile tracking solutionUPDATED APR 2020

        This SMS and mobile web-based solution allows people to report their locations using GPS and photos. It was developed in response to COVID-19 and used by the Singaporean government for the first level of compliance for those serving out their Stay-Home Notices (SHN).
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Technology
        Communication with Communities, Infectious & Vector Diseases, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        Emergency Dispatch AfricaUPDATED MAR 2020

        An Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system that empowers any community across Sub-Saharan Africa with the ability to launch their own emergency services.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems, Response Technologies, Technology
        Health Systems, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia
        EthiopiaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Gram VaaniUPDATED AUG 2019

        Goonj- A voice based social media platform for rural health and livelihood
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Good Governance, Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Good Governance, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$146,180 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        AEROUPDATED MAY 2019

        Ambulance Emergency Response Optimization system for developing countries
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Health, Housing and Infrastructure and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Transport
          

        Davao City Central 911 Emergency Response CenterUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Philippines
        PhilippinesSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Mama RiverUPDATED MAY 2019

        A maternal and newborn health program for remote communities in the Peruvian Amazon
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender, Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender, Health, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Peru
        TO DATE$42,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Telerad Foundation - A Telemedicine Initiative not-for-profit trust.UPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Health, Social and Behavior Change and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Health, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        mDexUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Human Centered Design
        Health, Human Centered DesignSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        Mobile Content Authoring PlatformUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change, Technology
        Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Cell Phone-Based Vaccination Program for Stateless ChildrenUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Thailand
        ThailandSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        VaxTracUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Growth and Trade, Entrepreneurship, Health and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Growth and Trade, Entrepreneurship, Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Benin, Nepal
        Benin, NepalSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        mTracUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health, Humanitarian Assistance and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Health, Humanitarian Assistance, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES)UPDATED APR 2019

        Mosquito Challenge Community Campaign: Kid Citizen Science to Combat Zika
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Citizen Participation, Youth Engagement and Contribution and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture Water Management, Citizen Participation, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Brazil, Peru
        Brazil, PeruSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,248,934 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Fistula HotlineUPDATED APR 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Sierra Leone
        Sierra LeoneSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

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