Category Archives: Information & Communication Technology

Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies

A WHO Guideline for Emergency Risk Communication (ERC) policy and practice by Gaya M. Gamhewage, Sylvie Briand, Christy Feig et al. World Health Organization, 2017 78 pp. 2.6 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/259807/2/9789241550208-eng.pdf?ua=1 WHO publishes the first ever evidence-based guideline on Emergency Risk … Continue reading

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Fake news and distrust of science could lead to global epidemics

by Heidi Larson and Peter Piot WIRED Magazine, January 2018 issue Read online at: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/how-fake-news-could-lead-to-epidemics Vaccines are one of the most important scientific inventions of all time, preventing millions of cases of disease every year and helping to consign once-deadly … Continue reading

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The Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Vol. 07, Number 04 (2017) The latest issue of the Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases has been released at: http://www.jmidonline.org You are invited to read the Table of Contents and then visit/download articles and items of interest for free.

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Social Media – Social Good

Social Media – Social Good Tim France Inis Communication, 2017 40 pp. 4.6 MB https://iniscommunication.us14.list-manage.com/track/click? =ad0964d17c2ad1ea5cb86bdeb&id=e4c82ea6e4&e=96d568e7 A step-by-step guide to harnessing the power of social media to ensure the 2030 Global Goals are achieved. The Inis team manages the social … Continue reading

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Mobile instant messaging for rural community health workers: a case from Malawi

by Christoph Pimmer, Susan Mhango, Alfred Mzumara et al. Global Health Action 10(1), September 2017 12 pp. 1.4 MB http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16549716.2017.1368236 Mobile instant messaging (MIM) tools, such as WhatsApp, have transformed global communication practice. In the field of global health, MIM … Continue reading

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Health & Social Protection News & Notes issue 02/2017 is out

You can download the issue (28 pp. 781 kB) here! Best wishes for the festive season and a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2018 Dieter Neuvians MD Editor d.neuvians@online.de

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Africa Country Benchmark Report 2017 (Summary)

The Definitive Resource for Understanding Africa by Krimson Karhu In On Africa (Pty) Ltd 28 pp. 4.3 MB http://www.inonafrica.com/download/7280/ In the context of this In On Africa (IOA) report — the Africa Country Benchmark Report (ACBR) — quality data and … Continue reading

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The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

by Brian Keeley, Céline Little, Achila Imchen et al. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), December 2017 215 pp. 10.4 MB https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/SOWC_2017_ENG_WEB.pdf As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, the report discusses how digital access can … Continue reading

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eLearning Africa: 13th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Skills

September 26-28, 2018 Kigali Convention Center, Rwanda A unique event, Africa’s largest conference and exhibition on technology supported learning and skills development, eLearning Africa is a network of experts, professionals and investors, committed to the future of education in Africa. … Continue reading

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Health & Social Protection News & Notes – Issue 01/2017

available for download (32 pp. 880 kB) at: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/c1c1344f9e4a033ef12fee54f/files/65c05330-c5b3-4014- a717-d25d494a935f/HESP_News_Notes_01_2017.pdf In this issue you will find a few articles dealing with climate change. The 23rd Conference of Parties – or COP23 – was underway in Bonn, Germany. 25,000 Delegates from … Continue reading

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