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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        Swasth FoundationUPDATED JUL 2021

        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
          

        CommCare by DimagiUPDATED JUL 2021

        Dimagi is working with organizations around the world to support COVID-19 response with our customizable mobile data collection and service delivery platform, CommCare, which is being used for everything from contact tracing to facility readiness.
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        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Communication with Communities, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,215,106 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Testing
          
        +3
              

        M'Care HealthUPDATED JUN 2021

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        Community Cellular NetworksUPDATED JUN 2021

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
        Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
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        Indonesia, Mexico
        Indonesia, MexicoSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Increasing access to fast and affordable home based primary health care services in AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        Clafiya is a platform that connects patients to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to provide home based primary care services via a USSD code
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        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Health Systems, Human Centered Design, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, School-to-Work Transition, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$25,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2021

        Leverage Technology to Connect Women & Improve Health (SDG 3), Promote Gender Equality (SDG 5), Provide dignified work (SDG 8), Reduce inequalities (SDG 10) and Coordinate sustainable partnerships for the SDG goals (SDG 17)
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mental Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Mexico, Pakistan
        United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        AtmaGoUPDATED MAY 2021

        Building a movement to empower communities from the ground up - Neighbors helping Neighbors.
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        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health, Communication with Communities, Gender Equity, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Indonesia, United States
        Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Wanji GamesUPDATED APR 2021

        The Wanji Games platform uses basic telephony to provide interactive narratives through spoken audio. This allows a geographically remote audience with limited literacy access to engaging entertainment-education in their own spoken language.
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        Communications and Media, Other, Social and Behavior Change
        Communications and Media, Other, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Pakistan, Ghana and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Pakistan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya, Cambodia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, MalawiSEE LESS
        TO DATE$26,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        reLink Global HealthUPDATED MAR 2021

        Relinkglobalhealth.org is a searchable online platform designed to connect organizations providing healthcare to improve operational efficiencies and increase access to high quality healthcare.
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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Haiti, Malawi
        Haiti, MalawiSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Mulika Uhalifu; is a platform that promotes and facilitates citizen participation in National Security and Service Delivery.UPDATED MAR 2021

        MULIKA is an Integrated Information Delivery System configured to act as a virtual report desk; enabling mobile phone users in Kenya to report incidents of conflict, insecurity and poor service delivery anonymously without fear of reprisals.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Security, Technology
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Security, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Audiopedia - Essential Knowledge. For all Women, Everywhere.UPDATED FEB 2021

        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
          

        Mobile Vaani (A federated network of mobile based community media platforms)UPDATED JAN 2021

        Mobile Vaani is a voice based social media platform for rural and low income urban households, low literacy regions, and non-Internet users. It serves media-dark regions in an interactive manner and is accessible to anybody who has a phone.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health, Communications and Media, Gender-based Violence, Good Governance, NutritionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$203,805 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Beacon Emergency Dispatch PlatformUPDATED JAN 2021

        Text message-based emergency medical dispatching for resource-limited settings and austere environments ("911 where there is none")
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        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health, Response Technologies and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health, Response Technologies, Community Transport Models, GIS/Mapping, Gender-based Violence, SecuritySEE LESS
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        Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Argentina and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Costa Rica, United States, Guatemala, Malawi, Haiti, EcuadorSEE LESS
        TO DATE$575,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        VanuUPDATED NOV 2020

        Vanu, Inc. is a provider of mobile communications solution that allows mobile network operators to provide service in rural areas or places that lack coverage in Africa, Asia, the U.S. and globally.
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        Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Technology, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Inclusive EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, Cameroon, Netherlands, Madagascar, India, United States, RwandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        The Tika Vaani (vaccine voice) platform: Community-centred innovation to transform child healthUPDATED NOV 2020

        Tika Vaani brings together research, technology, and implementation partners united by a common vision: to create and evaluate impactful innovations to accelerate health equity through strengthening essential health services such as immunization.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Communication with Communities, Gender, Technology, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$74,980 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Gram Vaani Community MediaUPDATED OCT 2020

        Gram Vaani means ‘voice of village’. We have developed a voice-based & participatory community media platform ‘Mobile Vaani’. It supports rural and low income communities in accessing relevant contextual information & social security entitlements.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Economic Empowerment, Good Governance and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Economic Empowerment, Good Governance, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Health, Inclusion, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$180,350 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        DIGITAL HEALTH ACCESSUPDATED JUL 2020

        Health Education and consultation platform that connects healthcare professional and providers to users. we bring together a pool of health professionals as well as counseling psychologist to offer education through our health forum
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        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Menstrual Hygiene
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Menstrual HygieneSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Turkey, Tanzania and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Turkey, Tanzania, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Malawi, Ghana, Cameroon, AlbaniaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        UReportUPDATED JUL 2020

        U-report is a free SMS-based platform that allows Ugandans to report on issues affecting them and their communities as well as to get real-time information and feedback on new initiatives or campaigns.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technology
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        RootIOUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities
        Communication with CommunitiesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        SaariUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Refugees
        RefugeesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Rapid customized COVID-19 mass communication approachUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Communication with Communities
        Communication with CommunitiesSEE LESS
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        Somalia, Uganda, Iraq and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Somalia, Uganda, Iraq, JordanSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Digital Collaborative Policing (DigiCop)UPDATED JUL 2020

        Digital Collaborative Policing - Towards A Resilient, Sustainable and Peaceful Society (UN SDGs 16 & 11)
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Peace and Resilience, Response Technologies and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Peace and Resilience, Response Technologies, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender-based Violence, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          

        Overcome Hysteresis Effect by Social Network TargetingUPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        A Mobile-Based Training Platform for ASHA workersUPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          

        LayerTech LabsUPDATED JUN 2020

        Balangay
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Communication with Communities, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Philippines
        PhilippinesSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh, Kenya, India
        Bangladesh, Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$677,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        ViamoUPDATED JUN 2020

        A simple, low-cost technology for data collection and for the provision of public service information via mobile.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, GenderSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Botswana, Madagascar, South Africa, Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$103,550 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Pakistan
        PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$361,292 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          
        +1
          

        Maya: Your digital health assistantUPDATED JUN 2020

        Maya is a knowledge sharing/messaging platform available on Android, Web, and Free Basics. In order to meet the increased demand for COVID-19, Maya has developed new platforms and strengthened existing ones.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and 1 moreSEE ALL
        United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, PakistanSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        Community Education PlatformUPDATED JUN 2020

        To launch an innovative community engagement platform that will facilitates two-ways of communication between public health and education officials and citizens using basic mobile phones.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Entrepreneurship, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Entrepreneurship, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Financial Sector & Investment, Non-communicable DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$500,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        Safe Delivery AppUPDATED JUN 2020

        In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Maternity Foundation in collaboration with Copenhagen University, Laerdal Global, International Confederation of Midwives and UNFPA launched new digital content to equip skilled birth attendants in low-resource settings to protect themselves, mothers and newborns from covid-19 while continuing to provide quality care around the time of birth. Additionally, the partners are creating a remote training concept to further build the capacity health care workers remotely.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Digital Development, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia
        EthiopiaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        SAIDIA! UPDATED MAY 2020

        An emergency response optimization system that enables ailing individuals from vulnerable and at-risk groups to reach out to emergency responders, and a platform for affected persons to share their needs.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Response Technologies and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Response Technologies, Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        Emergency Communication
          

        Rocket HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Connecting People to Health services through Digital Solutions.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        HealthAlertUPDATED MAY 2020

        HealthAlert disseminates accurate, timeous information to the public via WhatsApp at population scale.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Health
        Communication with Communities, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and 3 moreSEE ALL
        South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Mozambique, BangladeshSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          
        +1
          

        CareMessageUPDATED MAY 2020

        Free text messaging for clinics serving low-income patients
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        UshahidiUPDATED MAY 2020

        Open Source Citizen Engagement Software Platform
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Conflict Response and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, GIS/Mapping, Good Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Refugees, Resilience, Response Technologies, Rule of Law and Human Rights, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,500,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        NeedsListUPDATED MAY 2020

        The NeedsList software aggregates and matches needs and offers in real-time to foster collaboration between stakeholders, reduce waste, and increase efficiency.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Health Systems
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Health SystemsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        France, United States, Canada and 3 moreSEE ALL
        France, United States, Canada, Uganda, Bahamas, The, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,030,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        DimagiUPDATED MAY 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          

        Unleash Live Social Distancing Covid19 responseUPDATED MAY 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        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
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        +1
          

        TNH HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Brazil
        BrazilSEE LESS
        TO DATE$373,844 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        WelTel Kenya2.UPDATED MAY 2020

        Improving Global Health, One Text at a Time.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$909,750 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Crisis Text LineUPDATED MAY 2020

        A global not-for-profit organization that provides free confidential crisis intervention via SMS message.Anxious about coronavirus? Stuck at home with an abuser?Reach out to a Crisis Counselor.US and Canada: text 741741UK: text 85258 | Ireland: text 086 1800 280
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental Health
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Canada, Ireland and 1 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Canada, Ireland, United KingdomSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        AlTibbiUPDATED MAY 2020

        In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and sponsored by Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Altibi has launched a Corona dedicated hotline that is accessible to all Jordanians in Arabic. By dialing 111, users can get connected to certified doctors.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Communication with Communities
        Digital Development, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Communication with CommunitiesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Jordan
        JordanSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Wellthy Therapeutics: digital chronic disease prevention and management platformUPDATED MAY 2020

        We design and develop mHealth solutions to inspire and enable individuals to prevent, manage and reverse their chronic health conditions.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        RapidPro in the Education SectorUPDATED MAY 2020

        From youth engagement programs like U-Report to education monitoring systems like EduTrac, RapidPro has become UNICEF’s common platform for developing and sharing mobile services that can be adapted for different contexts and sectors. It is a powerful tool for chatbot development.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Technology
        Education, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Papua New Guinea
        Papua New GuineaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Education
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        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
          
        +1
          

        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!
        FOCUS AREAS
        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.
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        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
          

        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
          

        Indus HospitalUPDATED APR 2019

        Low-Cost Radio-Frequency Identification mHealth Solution to Improve Surgical Patient Safety
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Health, Social and Behavior Change
        Data/Analytics, Health, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Pakistan
        PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$99,250 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        Health eVillagesUPDATED APR 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Haiti, Kenya and 1 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Haiti, Kenya, UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        MeraDoctorUPDATED APR 2019

        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          

        GiftedMomUPDATED APR 2019

        GiftedMom is uses digital technologies to democratize maternal and infant health care access. Our vision is to enable African Moms use GiftedMom services to access all the information needed to prevent complications and improve quality of life.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cameroon, Nigeria
        Cameroon, NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$50,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        National Ambulance Service (NAS)UPDATED APR 2019

        The NAS is an on-demand emergency services response system and a component of an all-in-one app, Ogaget developed to assist with fastest access to emergency medical transport and immediate care that aligns with the budget of a patient.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems, Primary Care, Response Technologies and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Primary Care, Response Technologies, Economic Growth and TradeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Transport
          

        Amrita Kripa: A crowd sourced disaster relief mobile application for victims, volunteers and relief agenciesUPDATED MAR 2019

        A crowd sourced disaster relief application in Android and Web available in 20 languages. It can be used by victims, volunteers, NGOs and officials for requesting and offering rescue, supplies, medical and services. It works across the world.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Communication with Communities, Crowdsourcing and Open Source and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Communication with Communities, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Humanitarian Assistance, Response TechnologiesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Centralized Ambulance Trauma Services (CATS) - DelhiUPDATED JAN 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Emergency Communication
          

        SMS For LifeUPDATED JAN 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        CARE Rural Health MissionUPDATED JAN 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Primary Care
        Primary CareSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        ResSpotUPDATED JAN 2019

        ResSpot is a communication portal and digital notice board for residential complexes in Africa.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Housing and Infrastructure
        Housing and InfrastructureSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Pairing Maternal Wearables with a Holistic Model of CareUPDATED OCT 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        HealthhubUPDATED OCT 2018

        Teleradiology for the diagnosis of TB of everyone and medical information exchange service
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$268,885 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        mHealth information for migrantsUPDATED AUG 2018

        A pilot project to increase health information accessibility for migrants in Vietnam (“M2 project”)
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Vietnam
        VietnamSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        BEACON CHATUPDATED JUN 2018

        An inclusive communication platform for Deaf and Hearing individuals operating at no cost regardless of network or WIFI technology, thereby enabling easy access of Health Care by Deaf community without need of Sign Language Interpreter.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Disability, Health
        Communication with Communities, Disability, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        E-AdrashaUPDATED APR 2018

        Getting around Ethiopia just got easier. Much easier.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Public-Private Partnerships, Supply Chains, Technology and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Public-Private Partnerships, Supply Chains, Technology, Response TechnologiesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia
        EthiopiaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Transport
          

        Baby Monitor: Connecting Women and Infants to CareUPDATED FEB 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$250,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        MUrgencyUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United Arab Emirates, India
        United Arab Emirates, IndiaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Transport
          

        Emergency.luUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Communications and Media, Conflict Response, GIS/Mapping and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Communications and Media, Conflict Response, GIS/Mapping, Humanitarian Assistance, Public-Private Partnerships, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        SpareOne Emergency PhoneUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Conflict Response and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, Technology, Youth, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        VOTO MobileUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technology
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        TO DATE$5,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        A free on-demand health resource via simple mobile phones for everyone in MadagascarUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Social and Behavior Change
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Madagascar
        MadagascarSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          

        MOMUPDATED JAN 2018

        Mapping outcomes for mothers
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Human Centered Design
        Health, Human Centered DesignSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Nigeria, Pakistan and 1 moreSEE ALL
        India, Nigeria, Pakistan, ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        Simulation based training for infant hydrocephalus treatmentUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development
        Digital DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Canada, Ghana
        Canada, GhanaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$74,850 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        Improving diagnosis, case management and surveillance of malaraia and syphilis, through point-of-care mobile devicesUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Prevention & Vaccination, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        Medic MobileUPDATED JAN 2018

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

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