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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        Wanji GamesUPDATED JAN 2021

        The Wanji Games platform uses basic telephony to provide interactive learning through spoken audio. This allows a geographically remote audience with limited literacy access to information 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
          

        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
          

        CommCare by DimagiUPDATED JAN 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
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        Emergency Communication
          
        Testing
          
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        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
          

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Republic of the and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Republic of the, Rwanda, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
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        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
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        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.
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        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
          

        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
          

        reLink Global HealthUPDATED JUL 2020

        Relinkglobalhealth.org is a searchable online platform designed to connect organizations providing healthcare to improve operational efficiencies and increase access to high quality healthcare. We are currently using in Haiti and have found the tool extremely valuable in supporting COVID-19 response in Haiti
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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
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        Haiti, Malawi
        Haiti, MalawiSEE LESS
        Data
          
        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.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technology
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Increasing access to fast and affordable home based primary health care services in AfricaUPDATED JUL 2020

        HealthCare Mobile 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
          

        HealthinkUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Transport
          

        Matibabu AppUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Health, Technology
        Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        Mirembre Chat BotUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Communication with Communities, Technology
        Communication with Communities, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        MobiCareUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Health, Technology
        Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        Radio Content Analysis ToolUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Communication with Communities
        Communication with CommunitiesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          

        RootIOUPDATED JUL 2020

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

        SaariUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Refugees
        RefugeesSEE LESS
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        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

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        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

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

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