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
          

        Village HopeCore International (Kenya)UPDATED MAY 2020

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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$100,068 Funds Raised
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        COVID-19 Match: Helping to Rewrite the Story for Kids in NeedUPDATED MAY 2020

        In order to combat COVID-19, states and districts have closed schools across the country.The closure of these schools and programs has an impact on millions of children, but the impact on our country’s poorest children will include academic backsliding, as well as emotional isolation and toxic stress.
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        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

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        Swasth FoundationUPDATED MAY 2020

        Low-Cost Health Centers to Deliver Primary Healthcare to the Urban Poor. Swasth is looking for volunteers during COVID-19 to call patients and talk with them about their doubts and experiences with the aim of supplying information and understanding what support they need.
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$900,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems by empowering teams of community-based health workers to bring life-saving healthcare to remote communities.

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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Lifebuoy Friendship HospitalUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Primary Care
        Primary CareSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
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        MusoUPDATED MAY 2020

        Proactive Community Case Management to Improve Child Survival
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Mali
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        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
          

        BetterConsultUPDATED APR 2020

        Pre-consultation tool for patients
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health, Technology
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          
        Testing
          
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        PPE Decontamination ContainerUPDATED APR 2020

        Revolutionary engineered disposal bin which isolates all contaminants at the point of exposure and allows safe transport to and from any facility.
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        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health
        Disaster Risk Reduction, HealthSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Transport
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Last-Mile ConnectivityUPDATED APR 2020

        Bridges to Prosperity connects isolated last-mile communities to vital resources through the construction of footbridges.
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        Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, HealthSEE LESS
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        Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Peru, Honduras, Bolivia, Zambia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Haiti, Nicaragua, Kenya, Rwanda, Panama, Mozambique, Colombia, Swaziland, UgandaSEE LESS
        Transport
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        PrimeroUPDATED APR 2020

        Primero™- a digital public good for social services case management - including child protection and gender based violence. Combining best practice tools & open source tech to bring front line workers a secure, user-friendly solution for case work.
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        Child Protection, Gender-based Violence, Social Services and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Child Protection, Gender-based Violence, Social Services, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS
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        Sierra Leone, Philippines, Nepal and 10 moreSEE ALL
        Sierra Leone, Philippines, Nepal, Kenya, Lebanon, Somalia, Jordan, Iraq, Indonesia, Bangladesh, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Tech Literacy BeyondUPDATED APR 2020

        Providing curated resources for school aged children, undergraduates and teachers to learn and practice digital skills with or without access to the internet or mass media. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, this is a project carried out by The GirlLEAD Project, a nonprofit organization that empowers girls from underserved communities with information technology and entrepreneurial skills.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)SEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        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
          

        MeeTwo Education LtdUPDATED APR 2020

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

        Digital Farmer ServicesUPDATED MAR 2020

        A powerful community management platform that supports organizations to identify, profile, collect field data and provide services such as agricultural advisories, credit, insurance to rural folks around Africa.
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        Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
        Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Tribal Health Platform for IndiaUPDATED MAR 2020

        SARTHI - Sustainable Action to Redefine Tribal Health in India
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        Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable Diseases, NutritionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        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
          

        Food for Education (Akshaya Patra)UPDATED MAR 2020

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        Social and Behavior Change
        Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        SafepadTMUPDATED FEB 2020

        Safepad™ is a reusable, washable hygiene pad designed with a permanently bonded antimicrobial
        technology that efficiently reduces the concentration of fungi and bacteria.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Sexual and Reproductive Health, Waste Management
        Sexual and Reproductive Health, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya, India
        Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        TuConsejeriaUPDATED FEB 2020

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

        SPOUTS of WaterUPDATED NOV 2019

        Affordable, Locally-Manufactured Ceramic Water Filters
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        Communications and Media, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Communications and Media, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        South Sudan, Uganda
        South Sudan, UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        We Love ReadingUPDATED OCT 2019

        We Love Reading is a grassroots community-based program fostering in children a love for reading. We have developed a simple solution flexible to fit within any context through community read-aloud sessions.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Entrepreneurship, Refugees, Social and Behavior Change and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Refugees, Social and Behavior Change, Education, Human Centered Design, Literacy, Parent & Family Engagement, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Azerbaijan, Egypt, Germany and 50 moreSEE ALL
        Azerbaijan, Egypt, Germany, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Palestinian Territories, Greece, Bangladesh, Algeria, United States, Oman, Morocco, Hong Kong, Ethiopia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, Bolivia, Argentina, France, Sudan, Australia, Kenya, United Kingdom, Sweden, Costa Rica, Qatar, Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen, Cyprus, Mali, Central African Republic, Indonesia, Norway, Macedonia, Vietnam, Syria, Sierra Leone, Iran, Denmark, Panama, India, Italy, GhanaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,185,313 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        LivoxUPDATED OCT 2019

        Livox is an alternative communication software for Android tablets that uses Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing to empower non-verbal people with disabilities and learning impairments.
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        Cognitive Development, Disability, Inclusive Education and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Cognitive Development, Disability, Inclusive Education, Basic EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Egypt, Jordan, Brazil
        Egypt, Jordan, BrazilSEE LESS
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Heshima KenyaUPDATED SEP 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Refugees
        Education, RefugeesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$94,652 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

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