Tech & Innovation

12 min.
01/December/2021

Taming the fires of social media misinformation

On social media, health care education battles misinformation, but powerful antidotes are breaking the false information chain. By Danny Buckland & Tebby Otieno
5 min.
01/December/2021

Checking the box for better maternal and child health

Checking a box on a child's health card has the ability to drastically improve maternal and child health. By Anil Kapur
10 min.
23/August/2021

The promise of digital health innovations for people living with diabetes

Digital health tools show enormous potential in care and treatment for people living with diabetes, especially in low-resource settings. By Ann-Lise Mikolajczak & Herb Riband
14 min.
26/May/2021

Treatment by video is here to stay thanks to the pandemic

The pandemic has pushed medical treatment to explore novel strategies to reach patients, including virtual care and telemedicine. Low-resource communities could be the biggest beneficiaries. By Marcella McCarthy
10 min.
26/May/2021

To manage syndemics think like an octopus

Reimagining health care will require both efficiency and exploration. By Anne Stake
6 min.
23/April/2021

Building a GPS for doctors – the potential of learning elimination in health care

Overcoming the challenge of training frontline health care workers to deal with exceedingly complex conditions could be done through digital training tools. By Michael Calopietro
10 min.
24/August/2020

Coronavirus could spur reforms to improve health of city dwellers

The number of people living in cities is projected to rise from 55 % to 68 % of the world’s population by 2050, according to the United Nations. Strong leadership and multi-sectoral planning can make our cities far healthier for human habitation. By Jo Waters
7 min.
24/August/2020

The promise and challenge of health tech

Can information technology save the world from the rising burden of ill-health? And can personal data be guarded with sufficient vigilance for people to put their trust in the authorities to handle it with due responsibility? By Danny Buckland
5 min.
24/August/2020

Digital health care can bring fairer access for all

Well-designed digital health solutions— those that provide quality care that is truly accessible and available for all, including the poorest and most vulnerable communities—require investment and the right regulatory framework. By Katie Dain & Lobna Salem