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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        Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED JUN 2020

        We leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media and the deep insights of kid-centered design to bring fun, localized edutainment to millions of kids in Africa.
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        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development, Basic Education, Education, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$3,197,094 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        PowerChek 2019-nCov Real-Time PCR Kit by Kogenebiotech Co. LtdUPDATED JUN 2020

        PowerChek 2019-nCov Real-Time PCR Kit provides the fast and accurate testing solution for coronavirus, targeting the E gene for beta Coronavirus and the RdRp gene for COVID-19 specifically. KogeneBioteech is engaged with relevant organizations in Korea, to supply the test kits and offer additional respiratory viral detection solutions for diagnosis by exclusion.
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        Health, Technology
        Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        South Korea
        South KoreaSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Safe Water and AIDS Project (SWAP)UPDATED JUN 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
          

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        Sehat Kahani UPDATED MAY 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
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Rocket HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Connecting People to Health services through Digital Solutions.
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        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
          

        reach52 for healthUPDATED MAY 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
          

        Needs Map - İhtiyaç HaritasıUPDATED MAY 2020

        Needs Map is an online platform, where people in need of something can connect with those who can help them around the country. It does map-based data matching and brings transparency and visualizes street level data in terms of need and support.
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        Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, GIS/Mapping, Social ServicesSEE LESS
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        Turkey
        TurkeySEE LESS
        TO DATE$151,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Kisomo SmartlearnUPDATED MAY 2020

        An easy to use mobile & web app with more than 1000 curricula based, curated, interactive and local relevant multimedia learning content (Real-Life Videos, Animations & Audios) easily accessible to 12 Million secondary school learners in East Africa.
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        Inclusive Education, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Inclusive Education, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills, Higher Education, Methods & LearningSEE LESS
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        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Bridge International AcademiesUPDATED MAY 2020

        Bridge@home is an integrated multi channel learning programme designed to ensure that millions of children can continue to learn while schools are closed. Based upon national curriculums' and using their clear and impactful instructional design principles, Bridge@home draws together a range of remote learning strategies; including interactive audio lessons; assessment platforms; daily learning guides, daily self study activity packs; digital storybooks and virtual classroom experience. This 360 degrees programmatic offering is being deployed at state wide scale by governments to ensure that students are not only receiving instruction but instruction that enables them to learn
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        Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Kenya, India, Nigeria and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, India, Nigeria, Uganda, Liberia, ChinaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Highlight: Colored bleach additiveUPDATED MAY 2020

        Preventing infections and empowering health workers and patients with disinfection you can see
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        United States, Guinea, Liberia
        United States, Guinea, LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,701,342 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        HealthAlertUPDATED MAY 2020

        HealthAlert disseminates accurate, timeous information to the public via WhatsApp at population scale.
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        Communication with Communities, Health
        Communication with Communities, HealthSEE LESS
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        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
          

        GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED MAY 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
          

        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
          

        CareMotherUPDATED MAY 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
          

        Benetech's Bookshare Initiative: Accessible digital library for people with reading barriersUPDATED MAY 2020

        Benetech's Bookshare platform is the world's largest accessible digital library for people with reading barriers such as visual impairment, dysylexia, or cerebral palsy.
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        Education, Inclusive Education, Workforce Development
        Education, Inclusive Education, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,108,995 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

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

        Audiopedia is a free resource of localized expert audio contents about health, nutrition, child care, family planning, agriculture and much more. Audiopedia is freely accessible using our solar-powered player and on both smart and feature phones.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Health and 23 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Health, Ageing, Basic Education, Child Protection, Child, Early, and Forced Marriage, Climate Change and Resilience, Economic Empowerment, Gender, 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
          

        AtmaGoUPDATED MAY 2020

        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
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        Indonesia, United States
        Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        +2
            

        Learning Equality - Bringing the Online Learning Revolution OfflineUPDATED MAY 2020

        Kolibri is an open-source educational platform designed to provide offline access to a curated and openly licensed content library with pedagogical support tools for use in low-resource and low-connectivity contexts.
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        Education, Human Centered Design, Refugees and 18 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Human Centered Design, Refugees, Basic Education, Curriculum, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Higher Education, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Mentoring/Coaching, Methods & Learning, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Parent & Family Engagement, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills, Teacher Development and Training, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Mexico, India, Uganda and 26 moreSEE ALL
        Mexico, India, Uganda, Kenya, Jordan, Tanzania, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Guatemala, Ghana, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Cameroon, Cambodia, Bangladesh, United States, Malawi, Rwanda, Peru, Nigeria, Malaysia, Liberia, Honduras, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Paraguay, Myanmar, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$7,887,500 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        40K PLUSUPDATED MAY 2020

        40K PLUS addresses the lack of access to quality education (UNSDG 4) in low-resource environments through a technology platform that delivers educational material offline using low-cost android devices.
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        Education, Literacy, Technology
        Education, Literacy, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,175,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        CareMessageUPDATED MAY 2020

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

        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
          

        OneWorld HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        We build healthcare facilities that provide a full scope of medical services and are designed to be affordable and accessible.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Nicaragua
        Uganda, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        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
          

        The Effective and Safe Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19 Mass Screening by SMG-SNU Boramae Medical CenterUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        H Plus booth Safety 2.0 by Yangji HospitalUPDATED MAY 2020

        COVID-19 safety booth solution
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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

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