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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        Workit HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Start telemedicine addiction treatment with compassionate clinicians, therapists, and coaches over live chat and video. If you are a new member and would like to schedule your first appointment for care via telemedicine, call us at 855-659-7734 M-F 9am – 7pm EST.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental Health
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental HealthSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        MomConnectUPDATED MAY 2020

        MomConnect uses mobile technologies to provide health information to pregnant women and new mothers via SMS and WhatsApp. It also enables women to reach out with questions, and establishes a feedback loop to improve healthcare services
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition, Parent & Family Engagement, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary CareSEE LESS
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        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$824,543 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Unleash Live Social Distancing Covid19 responseUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/Mapping
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
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        The friendship bench programUPDATED MAY 2020

        A cluster randomized controlled trial of a brief psychological intervention for common mental disorders delivered by lay health workers in Zimbabwe.
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        Health, Human Centered Design, Social and Behavior Change
        Health, Human Centered Design, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Zimbabwe
        ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,345,556 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Elemeno HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Elemeno Health is a team-based communication and just-in-time training system which helps healthcare institutions maintain COVID-19 readiness with frontline teams.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Spare Harvest - The Joy of SharingUPDATED MAY 2020

        Spare Harvest connects neighbours to neighbours to exchange what they have spare in their kitchens and gardens, unlocking new local resources for sharing.
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        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Communication with Communities and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Communication with Communities, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Environment, Social and Behavior Change, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
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        Australia
        AustraliaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Get Well NetworkUPDATED MAY 2020

        GetWellNetwork has developed an innovative care model with patient engagement as a core strategy for performance improvement. Interactive Patient Care (IPC) combines the tools, process and people to activate patients in their care, transform clinical practice and advance key performance measures.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Parenting in a Pandemic: How to Talk to Your Kids about COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Don Goldmann, MD, participated in a recent webinar--Parenting in a Pandemic: How to Talk to Your Kids about COVID-19—hosted by the Museum of Life and Science.
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        Parent & Family Engagement, Technology
        Parent & Family Engagement, TechnologySEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        CWS Global AppUPDATED MAY 2020

        The core of our app helps give the average person a chance to do good on their own time. The current campaign is centered around understanding COVID19, learning ways to stay healthy/happy and highlighting the changing work of our organization, CWS.
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        All Sectors, Citizen Participation, Youth Engagement and Contribution
        All Sectors, Citizen Participation, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        United States, Kenya
        United States, KenyaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Local Authority Directory by FUTUREGOVUPDATED MAY 2020

        A simple, production-ready directory of services that can help residents cope if they're staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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        Data/Analytics
        Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        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
          
        +1
          

        Kyetume Community Based Health Care Programme (Kyetume CBHC)UPDATED APR 2020

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        Primary Care
        Primary CareSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        MemoFeed UPDATED APR 2020

        With a mission "Be Well" is a social Media Network that spreads health and wellness information by health professionals, public health officials connect to individual through Web, App and Mobile Van, to share updates, to followers, groups and forums.
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        Communication with Communities, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Prevention & Vaccination and 46 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Prevention & Vaccination, AI, Child Protection, Child, Early, and Forced Marriage, Citizen Participation, Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Data/Analytics, Digital Security, Disability, Economic Recovery, Emerging Adulthood (20-24), Evidence & Impact, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Health, Human Centered Design, Human Trafficking, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Men and Boys, Mentoring/Coaching, Mid-Adolescence (15-19), Monitoring & Evaluation, Moral Development, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Parent & Family Engagement, Peace and Resilience, Physical Development, Policy and Regulation, Positive Youth Development, Primary Care, Response Technologies, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Social Services, Social and Behavior Change, Soft or Life Skills, Teacher Development and Training, Technology, Testing & Assessment, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
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        United States, Uganda, Rwanda and 2 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Uganda, Rwanda, India, Congo, Republic of theSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        askNivi: Using AI and behavioral science to help every person realize their own aspirations for healthUPDATED APR 2020

        Nivi empowers individuals by delivering accurate, trusted, and timely health information, as well as referrals to health products and services, through conversations enhanced by artificial intelligence
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        Agency, Health, Social and Behavior Change and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Agency, Health, Social and Behavior Change, AI, Communications and Media, Data/Analytics, Emerging Adulthood (20-24), Evidence & Impact, Gender, Gender Equity, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Men and Boys, Menstrual Hygiene, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, YouthSEE LESS
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        Kenya, India
        Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,140,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Shift - Digital Campaign Accelerator for Youth - COVID-19 UPDATED APR 2020

        Shift supports young people with the skills, tools, networks, resources and digital platforms they need to educate and influence community change. Our COVID-19 response will tackle critical issues for youth such as mental health and online safety.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Mental Health, Technology and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Mental Health, Technology, Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Gender, Gender-based Violence, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Leadership DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
        Thailand, Sri Lanka, MyanmarSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Prime TechUPDATED APR 2020

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

        Improving Access through Tele-Psychiatry (IMPACT)UPDATED APR 2020

        Offering psychiatric services through tele-psychiatry (video conferencing) at primary care centres to bridge the mental health treatment gap in India.
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        Health, Mental Health, Technology
        Health, Mental Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        India
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Vidya HelplineUPDATED APR 2020

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        Basic Education, Communications and Media, Education and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Communications and Media, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        India
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        MeeTwo Education LtdUPDATED APR 2020

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        Youth
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        eCounselling Android Application with Animated Counselling Videos For Adherence To Tuberculosis Treatment ProtocolUPDATED MAR 2020

        A series of counselling videos on all aspects of TB are made and integrated into a mobile app carried by all our CHWs (Community Health Workers). The app makes sure that the videos have actually been watched and absorbed by the patient and family.
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        Health, Other, Technology
        Health, Other, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Zambia, India, Cambodia and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Zambia, India, Cambodia, AfghanistanSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        U-ReportUPDATED MAR 2020

        U-Report is a platform where YOU speak out on issues YOU care about and have positive change in your community anywhere in the world.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Positive Youth DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Haiti, Burkina Faso, Brazil and 52 moreSEE ALL
        Haiti, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Botswana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Tunisia, Trinidad and Tobago, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, Myanmar, Mexico, Cameroon, Burundi, Guinea, Senegal, Romania, Malawi, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Mali, Swaziland, Serbia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Pakistan, Mozambique, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kiribati, Liberia, Malaysia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Iraq, El Salvador, France, Gambia, The, Ghana, GuatemalaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Search for Common Ground: Media for Social ChangeUPDATED MAR 2020

        Search has employed media since our founding to amplify social movement toward peace. Media stirs up discussion across societies in conflict and models new ways to overcome differences. Our flagship series, The Team, broadcast in 21 countries.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Elections, Gender-based Violence, Political Process, Positive Youth Development, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia and 18 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Angola, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Tanzania, United States, Yemen, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Myanmar, TunisiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          

        TruviUPDATED MAR 2020

        Truvi transforms disaster response, resiliency and international development with an AI-based system that provides evidence-based matching of needs-to-solutions in real time, enabling to focus efforts, time and resources on implementation and impact.
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        Citizen Participation, Humanitarian Assistance, Technology and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Humanitarian Assistance, Technology, AI, Climate Change and Resilience, Disaster Risk ReductionSEE LESS
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        Israel
        IsraelSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        +1
          

        Smart InteractionsUPDATED MAR 2020

        Strengthening human well-being and capabilities in local communities of Ukraine with the help of innovative mechanisms for cross/multi-sectoral interactions, citizens engagement and ICT.
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        Citizen Participation, Good Governance, Peace and Resilience and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Good Governance, Peace and Resilience, Entrepreneurship, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        Ukraine
        UkraineSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        TuConsejeriaUPDATED FEB 2020

        We connect youth and young adults to mental health professionals using a low cost technological tool.
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        Inclusion, Mental Health, Technology
        Inclusion, Mental Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Guatemala
        GuatemalaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

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