May 24, 2017
1.2 million adolescents died of preventable or treatable causes in 2015. This toolkit was launched during the Global Adolescent Health Conference hosted by Every Woman Every Child, the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and the World Health Organization. The toolkit assists in building advocacy for improving adolescent health and well-being.
May 17, 2017
As many as five billion people, or two-thirds of the world’s population, lack access to basic surgical services worldwide. Of these five billion people, most of them are women and children in low-income countries who suffer due to a lack of trained health care providers, expensive healthcare costs, and a lack of surgical services as part of national health plans.
In preparation for the 70th World Health Assembly, the G4 Alliance, Seed Global Health, Jhpiego, Johnson & Johnson and Crowd 360 came together on Tuesday, May 16 to elevate the conversations, needs and potential collaborative solutions to support #SafeSurgery.
In preparation for the 70th World Health Assembly, the G4 Alliance, Seed Global Health, Jhpiego, Johnson & Johnson and Crowd 360 came together […]
May 15, 2017
May 12th marked the Language in Education event hosted by FHI 360 in Washington, D.C. This event convened experts, implementers and donors to discuss the challenges and new approaches associated with implementing literacy programs in local languages (#LocalLang). Shortly after the event, Crowd 360 sat down with Dr. Julia Frazier, FHI 360’s Director of Literacy and Early Childhood Development, to discuss the highlights and next steps from the conversations.
This event directly addresses Sustainable Development Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
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May 10, 2017
Technology is integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and the 2030 Agenda is counting on breakthrough technologies to propel social and economic progress. But, when technology advances at an exponential rate, will it open the door to limitless possibilities or to a level of disruption that breeds a whole new set of challenges? Alex Dehgan, CEO and Co-founder of Conservation X Labs, a start-up for tech conservation and development, talks with me about exponential technologies — those technologies that are increasing in power and impact at an exponential rate. From computer chips that double their processing performance every 18 months to the harnessing of the human genome, exponential technologies are redefining our future and raising new questions and challenges.