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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        Audiopedia - Essential Knowledge. For all Women, Everywhere.UPDATED NOV 2020

        Audiopedia is a free resource of localized expert audio contents about health, nutrition, child care, gender-based violence, family planning, agriculture and much more. Audiopedia is freely accessible using solar-powered player and on mobile phones.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Health and 25 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Health, Ageing, Basic Education, Child Protection, Child, Early, and Forced Marriage, Climate Change and Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Economic Empowerment, Gender, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Literacy, Menstrual Hygiene, Methods & Learning, Non-communicable Diseases, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Prevention & Vaccination, Sanitation, Social and Behavior Change, Soft or Life Skills, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Technology, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Republic of the and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Republic of the, Rwanda, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Central Treatment Facility for the Healthcare Waste ManagementUPDATED NOV 2020

        Waste service provide complete bio medical waste management and disposal solution to the healthcare institutes of Nepal.
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        Entrepreneurship, Public-Private Partnerships, Waste Management
        Entrepreneurship, Public-Private Partnerships, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
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        Nepal
        Prevention
          

        Care 2 Communities (C2C)UPDATED SEP 2020

        Care 2 Communities saves lives by bringing high-quality primary healthcare to poor and low-income communities in Haiti, and ensuring that our services are sustainable over time.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private Partnerships
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
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        Haiti
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

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        Feedback, Referral and Resolution Mechanism (FRRM)UPDATED SEP 2020

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        Health, Refugees
        Health, RefugeesSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        Safe Water and AIDS Project (SWAP)UPDATED JUL 2020

        SWAP is member of the COVID 19 Rapid Reponse teams would like to scale up the training and distribution of essential supplies to health facilities and evacuation camps to protect health workers and mitigate the community transmission of COVID 19.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable Diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable Diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Entrepreneurship, HIV/AIDS, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD EducationSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        Prevention
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        M'Care HealthUPDATED JUL 2020

        M'Care AI is an offline and online mobile health assistant for community health workers providing medical care to patients in low resourced communities. M'Care AI includes predictive and prescriptive analytics to mitigate epidemics like COVID-19 and forecast medical supply chain needs.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary Care and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary Care, Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        JOELEXUPDATED JUL 2020

        JOELEX makes sanitation accessible and affordable for the urban poor in Kampala, Uganda by building toilets and showers within slums and markets. Our single facility serves between 100 and 1,000 local residents per day. In addition to this, together with its partners, it has designed a water technology that helps turn water from any source, clean, drinkable and affordable for the urban poor, thereby helping to curb the number of deaths related to diarrhoea, cholera and typhoid.
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        Energy, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
        Energy, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Prevention
          

        Sanitation and hygiene training through music, dance and dramaUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Prevention
          

        3D Printed Face ShieldUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Iraq, Nepal, United States
        Iraq, Nepal, United StatesSEE LESS
        Prevention
          

        Foot-operated handwashingUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Iraq, Nepal, Samoa
        Iraq, Nepal, SamoaSEE LESS
        Prevention
          

        IMUrootUPDATED JUL 2020

        Royalty rewards to address barriers to effective uptake and provision of immunization among caregivers in Rural and Urban areas in Kenya
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        Gender-based Violence, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Parent & Family Engagement and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Gender-based Violence, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Parent & Family Engagement, Basic Education, Health Systems, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        Global Emergency Care: building universal access to emergency careUPDATED JUL 2020

        GEC has developed a contextually appropriate model for emergency care delivery that utilizes task-sharing to train nurses and clinical officers (non-physician clinicians) to be independent, emergency care practitioners and open emergency departments.
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        Health, Health Systems, Workforce Development
        Health, Health Systems, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          

        Blockchain Technology-Based Computer Application for Vaccine Supply Chain ManagementUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Transport & Supply Chains
        Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Prevention
          

        CareMotherUPDATED JUN 2020

        CareMother pregnancy care App is now upgraded with COVID-19 screening combined with an AI-powered symptom assessment to identify mild and severe cases, provide triage on the type-of-care, easing the strain on the health system.
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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh, Kenya, India
        Bangladesh, Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$677,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED JUN 2020

        GAIA's mobile clinics provide access to critical healthcare at the far end of the road in rural Southern Africa and build the capacity of the local healthcare systems. To date, we've conducted over 2 million clinic visits.
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        HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care and 5 moreSEE ALL
        HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
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        Malawi
        MalawiSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Testing
          
        Transport
          
        +1
          

        Praava Health TelehealthUPDATED JUN 2020

        This innovation has developed telehealth and awareness programming services to cater to people that are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        Sehat Kahani UPDATED JUN 2020

        Sehat Kahani uses a virtual telemedicine and video consultation platform that allows previously home based and out of work female doctors, popularly known as “doctor Brides” in Pakistan to resume work from the comfort of their homes and provide health consultations, treatment and counselling to patients in need of affordable, accessible, quality health care in Pakistan and beyond.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
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        Pakistan
        PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$361,292 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          
        +1
          

        reach52UPDATED JUN 2020

        reach52 radically transforms delivery models for primary care in rural and remote areas of LMICs using a digital public health approach, building next generation systems for the 52% who can’t currently access essential health services.
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        Digital Development, Health Systems, Supply Chains
        Digital Development, Health Systems, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Philippines, Cambodia
        Philippines, CambodiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        COVID-19 Expert HelpdeskUPDATED MAY 2020

        Our objective is to accelerate learning about strategies to combat COVID-19 and minimize its impact on society.
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        Communication with Communities, Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Agriculture, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Brazil, Colombia, China and 13 moreSEE ALL
        Brazil, Colombia, China, United States, Peru, Mexico, Kenya, India, France, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Tanzania, Switzerland, Spain, South Korea, SingaporeSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Face Masks by Hype and Vice UPDATED MAY 2020

        Non-medical face masks.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        RimidiUPDATED MAY 2020

        A VilCap Investments portfolio company, is a digital health startup that helps healthcare providers better manage patients with chronic diseases.
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        Data/Analytics, Health
        Data/Analytics, HealthSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        #TujipangeKablaTupangwe (Let's organise our communities)UPDATED MAY 2020

        Creation of ICE materials for COVID-19 community awareness in Kenya (and beyond) by contextualizing what it means to live with COVID-19 through storytelling by showing and teaching how and not just instructing.
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        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, Child Protection, Citizen Participation, Gender-based Violence, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Mental Health, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        SEAB Energy FlexibusterUPDATED MAY 2020

        FLEXIBUSTER™ is an award-winning patented waste-to-energy appliance to create renewable energy, water and fertiliser from organic waste. They can be installed in buildings used to treat food waste & sewage, & identify opiods and viruses in the waste.
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        Environment, Waste Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Environment, Waste Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        United Kingdom, Portugal, United States and 2 moreSEE ALL
        United Kingdom, Portugal, United States, France, ItalySEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,300,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Prevention
          

        Me.reka Makerspace Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)UPDATED MAY 2020

        This innovation has initiated an open-source collaborative effort to decentralize the production of face shields for front-liners and provide them with the necessary equipment to keep them safe as they fight COVID-19.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
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        Malaysia
        MalaysiaSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        Atlys Data StudioUPDATED MAY 2020

        A platform to help people manage their personal data (e.g. health, location, activity) and securely send to people and organizations they trust, such as doctors or researchers.
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/Mapping
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          

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