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Harvesting the power of data: Concern's digital journey

Áine Magee | 01 June 2018 | 0 Comments

In our ‘thought leadership’ series, Senior Adviser on Monitoring, Planning & Evaluation, Áine Magee, reflects on the potential for data to help transform the lives of the world’s poorest and documents recent developments in Concern’s data journey.

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Topics: technology, thought leadership series, innovations, digital data, GDPR, data protection

Bridging the digital divide: technology for refugees

Ellen Ward | 02 March 2018 | 0 Comments

So much of the technology we use today is taken for granted: the laptop provided to us by our employer, the smartphone given to us at Christmas and the tablets our children play on. But not all people have these devices available and an inequality, often called 'the Digital Divide', persists around the globe. Last year, Concern applied for a grant funded by Google which focused on putting digital devices into the hands of those who need them the most.

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Topics: refugees, education, innovation, technology, Syrian Crisis, Syrian Refugee Crisis, innovations

Innovations for maternal & newborn health: Getting from ‘great ideas’ to ‘global lifesavers’

Pam Bolton | 07 November 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing our thought leadership series, Pam Bolton and Emma Clark argue that innovative ideas on their own are not enough to make advancements in maternal and newborn health. Global expertise and investment are required to turn ideas into action.

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Topics: maternal health, thought leadership series, innovations, child mortality

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