We’re the UK office of UNICEF, part of a network in over 192 countries working to achieve a world fit for children, and saving lots of children’s lives in the meantime.
Was going to talk to you about why UNICEF invest in innovation. But then our Uganda office came to rescue you from me…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tz2uEMInR5Q&feature=share&list=UUdCpuLRespg0Ud8QS1JHy1A Play to 1m30 secs
Behaviour change - Last mile delivery – sms drug stock low system for remote health workers New product dev – examples of this later Decentralised management systems – again sms focused – enabling govts/ communities to decentralise health provison
Showing the work in some of the most difficult environments. Innovation labs everywhere Focus on africa as pilot as easier to model from most difficult to easier contexts
Birth reg – ie not hidden children Lost children in emergencies
INNOVATION LAB (KOSOVO) Innovation Lab is a physical space that connects academia, private sector and civil society. It brings together young people around technology projects. Its goal is to create sustainable, open-source solutions that answer needs of the Kosovo o(ce (mapping, birth registration, etc.) but can also be scaled easily to other country o(ces. !is is part of a planned network of labs in various other regions. Funded 3 years. $3m Innovations Lab Kosovo has worked with over 3,600 youth through workshops, projects and national satellite labs. http://kosovoinnovations.org http://prablog.posterous.com http://www.unglobalpulse.org/blog/laying-groundwork-pulse-lab-kampala
Unicef innovation summary for NFPtweetup sept 2012