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June 28, 2017

Catalyzing Health Gains through Global Polio Eradication: An India Trip Report

India is using tools developed for global polio eradication to increase broader immunisation rates, enhance disease surveillance, and improve health communication in under-served areas. To examine...

June 27, 2017

Bubble filters and custom truths: how do you get out of them?

Author:  Soraya Carvajal B., June 27 2017 - In 2010 Eli Pariser began his research on bubble filters thanks to his interest in meeting different people, which would challenge him in his way of...

June 27, 2017

Polio Legacy Planning: Guidelines for Preparing a Transition Plan

Objective 4 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 (see Related Summaries, below) calls for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to undertake planning to "ensure that...

June 27, 2017

Filtros burbuja y verdades personalizadas ¿cómo salir de ellos?

Autor:  Soraya Carvajal B., 27 de junio 2017 - En 2010 Eli Pariser comenzó su investigación sobre los filtros burbuja gracias a su interés por conocer a gente distinta, que le supusiese un...

June 27, 2017

Improving Data Quality in Mobile Community-Based Health Information Systems

"Given the power of community-based data to inform decision making, it is essential that these data are of high quality....The true power of community-based health data can be realized when...

June 27, 2017

Children and the Data Cycle: Rights and Ethics in a Big Data World

"With increasing collection of big data and a vocal data science movement calling for more open data and greater utilization of big data within public, private and not-for-profit policymaking arenas...

June 27, 2017

Polio Eradication Hopes and Fears: What Next?

Authors: Heidi Larson & Will Schulz, June 13 2017 - In August 1980, just three months after the World Health Assembly declared smallpox to be officially eradicated, D.A. Henderson stood up to...

June 26, 2017

Guidelines for the Development of a Social Media Code of Conduct for Elections

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) observes that electoral management bodies (EMBs) have noted stakeholders' increasing reliance on social media...

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June 23, 2017

"Fifteen years after the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325, women remain significantly underrepresented in peace...

June 23, 2017

"Although the scheme may be simple, we believe that it already features most of the components of a new democratic participation in the...

June 23, 2017

"...interventions that integrate a norms approach can contribute to strengthening the rights of women and girls and reducing the violent...

June 22, 2017

"Qualitative research found that radio magazine show Dosh Unisher Mor (Crossroads at 10 to 19) [from BBC Media Action] provided adolescents with a...

June 21, 2017

"Since 2012, BBC Media Action has been funded by DFID to produce a range of programmes and deliver capacity-strengthening activities aiming to...

June 21, 2017

"Traditionally speaking, public health planning is often driven by central-level policies and resource allocation that trickle their way down...

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