New technologies for action in a pandemic context

With over 571 678 confirmed cases globally, which means an increase of 62 514 cases from the previous day, and a total of 26 494 deaths by March 28th, 2020, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) 68 Situation Report, Coronavirus disease has paralyzed the world, including lockdown of large …

Community video for health awareness and prevention

The world is suffering of a pandemic that many generations never experienced before. This is mobilizing people everywhere to contribute to the general awareness raising campaign to control 2019-nCoV and prevent for further expanding in the world. Communities are also concerned and they cannot be sided on this campaign. ICT4D …

ICT4D Infographic

Digital media can significantly assist ICT to deliver the needed tech capabilitities to developing nations, and in general within the area of International Development. As per the author Heeks and the infographic above, ICT & Development can be explained as follows: Informational Development – network society Digital Development – platforms …

ComDev and ICT4D

This being our first content post on the blog, I thought I’d provide a short introduction to Communication for Development (ComDev), and more specifically Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) for those of our readers who may not be familiar with the terms. Communication for Development (ComDev) Communication in …