Tag: innovation

shirley.cheng

The Design, Testing and Implementation of a Lifesaving Product

April 20, 2016

About this webinar: According to the WHO, 29% of all deaths in children between the ages of 1-5 are...

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Susan Davis

How to improve the adoption of innovative technology in developing countries

July 1, 2015

Focusing on technology or infrastructure alone as a solution to water access issues has contributed to high failure rates....

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Rob Goodier

E4C Drawn Out | Maintenance mysteries

February 23, 2015

New, “disruptive” technology can improve lives, create new markets and add new value to existing products. It can also...

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Mike Mader

Harnessing Technology to Strengthen Communities’ Resilience to Adverse Climate Effects

January 21, 2015

One of the eight global development labs under the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN), ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) funded by USAID utilizes innovative solutions in their...

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Khanjan Mehta

The Big Design Questions | Should we promote technologies even if they hurt the environment?

June 25, 2014

This week’s Big Design Question takes on the issue of cost versus environmental friendliness. The question is part of...

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Rob Goodier

The Big Design Questions | Should technology for global development always be the cheapest solution?

May 13, 2014

Welcome to The Big Design Questions, a weekly series that tests and challenges the design principles for creating appropriate technology outlined in...

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Mike Mader

Innovations in Global Maternal Health

April 29, 2014

About this webinar: Childbirth presents a significant danger to a large portion of the world. To bring this into...

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Rob Goodier

Ten tips to cut costs and design for extreme affordability

March 10, 2014

Three and half billion people in developing countries make for a vast and mostly ignored market, say Paul Polak...

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Alex Dale

Book review | Khanjan Mehta’s The Kochia Chronicles: Systemic Challenges and the Foundations of Social Innovation

October 29, 2013

The Kochia Chronicles, just released by Prof. Khanjan Mehta at Penn State, is a book about a district in...

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Rob Goodier

What’s a Toilet Worth?

September 9, 2013

Poor sanitation and contaminated water supplies may cost the world as much as $260 billion annually, according to the...

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