8 Trends to Watch in Innovation & Development | UNICEF Innovation

8 Trends to Watch in Innovation & Development | UNICEF Innovation.

Co-authored by Erica Kochi and Christopher Fabian, co-founders and co-leaders of UNICEF’s Innovation Unit

Similar real-time data systems aligned with Ministries of Health enabled frontline workers to report critical supply stock outs, and for governments to respond more effectively and efficiently. In Nigeria, more than 18 million births have been reported in real-time via a simple SMS, and in Zambia, a text message has reduced a 30-day journey for an infant’s HIV test result down to a 1-minute delivery.

The demands of the developing world continue to evolve quickly, and as UNICEF, it is our job to anticipate what’s next.

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