http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/promoted-by-category/307/rss.xml?tid=2686 en Community Radio 2.0 http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/community-radio-20 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/cri.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Osama Manzar </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, February 9, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>At this conference session from the 3rd National Community Radio (CR) Sammelan held on February 9-11 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India, Osama Manzar, Director of the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) shared his views on how CR stations can be empowered with digital media tools. The annual conference brings together about 200 CR stakeholders, including key government ministries and departments, policy makers, representatives of stations, United Nations (UN), and other international organisations working in the CR domain.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://defindia.org/2013/02/15/community-radio-2-0/" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this webpage online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/node/281047">Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/ict-4-development/node/271952">Osama Manzar - Manthan Award South Asia Secretariat</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Digital Empowerment Foundation to The Communication Initiative on April 6 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/community-radio-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/community-radio-20#comments India Strategic Thinking Access Digital Community Participation Voice Phone/Mobile Community Media Radio New Technologies Global ICT for Development Media Development Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:13:52 +0000 jlevy 9313860 at http://www.comminit.com The Arab World Online: Trends in Internet Usage in the Arab Region http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/arab-world-online-trends-internet-usage-arab-region <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/index_13.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="48" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sara Alshaer </div> <div class="field-item even"> Fadi Salem </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, January 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dubai School of Government</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"[T]he internet is re-shaping societies and economies in the Arab region in new ways."</p> <p>This white paper examines trends across four dimensions of internet usage in the Arab world:</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dsg.ae/en/Publication/Pdf_En/424201311017185100000.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this 23-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/fadi-salem-governance-and-innovation-program">Fadi Salem - The Governance and Innovation Program</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>New Publications at the CAMECO Library July - December 2013 at the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.cameco.org/resources/Resource-Centre" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Catholic Media Council (CAMECO) website</a>, April 7 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/arab-world-online-trends-internet-usage-arab-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/arab-world-online-trends-internet-usage-arab-region#comments Middle East North Africa Trends Access Digital Featured Regional Trends Civil Society News/Information New Technologies Global ICT for Development Media Development Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:08:16 +0000 jlevy 9313810 at http://www.comminit.com Message Mapping http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/message-mapping <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/everbridge.png" alt="" title="" width="60" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jaime Ellertson </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, January 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Everbridge</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"By analyzing first-hand accounts from administrators of emergency notification incident management systems, the behavior of end users and recipients of broadcasts, and expert insights from industry professionals such as Dr. Robert Chandler, author of Emergency Notification, one can glean the best practices behind the science of message mapping. The key is to get the right message to the right person at the right time and elicit the right response."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://go.everbridge.com/rs/everbridge/images/MessageMappingWhitepaper_FINAL.pdf?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRogu6jAZKXonjHpfsX57uQoXKCg38431UFwdcjKPmjr1YEGRcR0aPyQAgobGp5I5FEISrTYTbNrt6MPXw%3D%3D" target="_blank">Click here to read this 9-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/steve-preston-everbridge">Steve Preston - Everbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Steve Preston to The Communication Initiative on November 7 2013.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/message-mapping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/message-mapping#comments Global Materials Strategic Thinking Access Digital Featured Network Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Environment Private Sector Risk Management Global ICT for Development Natural Resource Management Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:43:55 +0000 jlevy 9313464 at http://www.comminit.com Arab Spatial: Development and Food Security Information Tool http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/arab-spatial-development-and-food-security-information-tool <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ongoing</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/capture4_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.arabspatial.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Arab Spatial</a>, originally launched in 2013, now features an upgraded version and a country-level tool, Iraq Spatial. The tool compiles, synthesises, and geographically displays data on more than 200 indicators of food security and development.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.arabspatial.org/" target="_blank">Click here to access this website.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/node/5702">International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/marcia-macneil-ifpri">Marcia MacNeil - IFPRI</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Marcia MacNeil to The Communication Initiative on January 16 and March 27 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/arab-spatial-development-and-food-security-information-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/arab-spatial-development-and-food-security-information-tool#comments Middle East East Africa North Africa Materials Access Advocacy Featured MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Foundations Environment Government Departments Research NGOs Nutrition United Nations Population Global Fragile Contexts ICT for Development Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:50:44 +0000 jlevy 9313445 at http://www.comminit.com Is There a Link Between Digital Media and Good Governance? What the Academics Say http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/there-link-between-digital-media-and-good-governance-what-academics-say <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/screen_shot_2013-03-19_at_3.36.05_pm.png" alt="" title="" width="100" height="77" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mary Meyers </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, June 19, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"Is there a link between new digital technologies and good governance? What, if any, are the connections between increasingly digitally equipped populations and political change?... Is it legitimate to talk about 'liberation technology’?"</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://cima.ned.org/sites/default/files/layout%20v4.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 40-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://cima.ned.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">CIMA website</a>, March 24 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> The World Bank website and Intel</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/there-link-between-digital-media-and-good-governance-what-academics-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/there-link-between-digital-media-and-good-governance-what-academics-say#comments Chile China Kenya Global Strategic Thinking Access Digital Featured Community Participation Civil Society Voice Community Groups Governance and Democracy Interpersonal News/Information MDG 8. Global Partnership Government Departments Research News Media NGOs Political Orgs New Technologies Rights Global Democracy and Governance ICT for Development Media Development Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:04:24 +0000 jlevy 9313434 at http://www.comminit.com Health Care Professional Communication about STI Vaccines with Adolescents and Parents http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/health-care-professional-communication-about-sti-vaccines-adolescents-and-parents <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/vaccinate.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="55" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Annika M. Hofstetter </div> <div class="field-item even"> Susan L. Rosenthal </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, March 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Health care professionals (HCPs) have been shown to have a strong beneficial effect on STI [sexually transmitted infection] vaccine uptake, yet studies demonstrate that many HCPs fail to discuss or recommend them to adolescent patients."</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/annika-m-hofstetter-department-pediatrics-columbia-university">Annika M. Hofstetter - Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/susan-l-rosenthal-department-pediatrics-columbia-university">Susan L. Rosenthal - Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/0264410X/32/14" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Vaccine</a>, Volume 32, Issue 14, 20 March 2014, Pages 1616-1623, accessed on March 13 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/health-care-professional-communication-about-sti-vaccines-adolescents-and-parents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/health-care-professional-communication-about-sti-vaccines-adolescents-and-parents#comments Global Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years Academic Institutions Access Adolescent Sexual Health Digital Featured Children Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Government Departments New Technology Company Health NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines New Technologies Reproductive Health Youth Adolescent Development Global ICT for Development Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:16:48 +0000 jlevy 9313155 at http://www.comminit.com Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/media-and-information-literacy-policy-and-strategy-guidelines <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/alton2.jpg" alt="" title="Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines" width="100" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alton Grizzle (Ed.) </div> <div class="field-item even"> Maria Carme Torras Calvo (Ed.) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Alton Grizzle </div> <div class="field-item even"> Penny Moore </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Dezuanni </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sanjay Asthana </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Carolyn Wilson </div> <div class="field-item even"> Fackson Banda </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Chido Onumah </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, December 23, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Affording citizens with MIL competencies contributes to free, independent and pluralistic media and information systems, thereby improving the quality of information they provide. While free media is perhaps taken for granted in the western world, more than a third of the world's population lives in countries where media and other information providers are not free.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002256/225606e.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 192-page resource in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/node/267190">Alton Grizzle - UNESCO</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Emails from Alton Grizzle to The Communication Initiative on February 27 2014 and February 28 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> Shutterstock</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/media-and-information-literacy-policy-and-strategy-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/media-and-information-literacy-policy-and-strategy-guidelines#comments Global Strategic Thinking Access Advocacy Digital Featured Community Participation Film and Video Entertainment Live Performance Folk Media Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Phone/Mobile Print News/Information Radio Education Television Visual Arts United Nations Rights Global Democracy and Governance ICT for Development Media Development Africa Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:22:04 +0000 kdevries 9312727 at http://www.comminit.com Agriculture and ICTs http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/agriculture-and-icts <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/arpita.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="77" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Dr. Arpita Sharma, February 20 2014:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Agriculture is the most important sector in developing countries, with the majority of the rural population depending on it. In our Indian scenario, it is said that the country lives in villages, which means that the farming and agriculture sector contributes to the GDP of the country to a great extent. The traditional approaches to agriculture, adopted far back in history, have numerous challenges in terms of production, marketing, profit, etc.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/agriculture-and-icts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/agriculture-and-icts#comments India Academic Institutions Access Agriculture Blogs: Shifting Media Landscapes Digital Featured Community Participation Livelihoods Community Groups Phone/Mobile Print Economic Development News/Information Radio Government Departments Research Natural Resources Management Nutrition Global Policy Blogs ICT for Development Natural Resource Management Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:51:49 +0000 arpita 9312470 at http://www.comminit.com Family Planning Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come Together http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/family-planning-goes-social-using-social-media-create-connect-and-come-together <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, October 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/images_20.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>John Snow, Inc. (JSI) has developed a toolkit to help people working in the field of family planning better understand the major social media tools and networks available and how they can be used strategically to advance programme goals and increase visibility/awareness among audiences. </p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/john-snow-inc">John Snow Inc.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>40</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/penelope-riseborough-jsi">Penelope Riseborough - JSI</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Penelope Riseborough to The Communication Initiative on February 17 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/family-planning-goes-social-using-social-media-create-connect-and-come-together" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/family-planning-goes-social-using-social-media-create-connect-and-come-together#comments Global Materials Access Digital Featured MDG 5. Maternal Health Phone/Mobile Marketing News/Information Foundations NGOs Population Reproductive Health Global Health ICT for Development Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:40:41 +0000 jlevy 9312426 at http://www.comminit.com Roti, Kapda, Polio Vaccine and Mobile Phone: How WHO Aims to Keep India Polio Free http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/roti-kapda-polio-vaccine-and-mobile-phone-how-who-aims-keep-india-polio-free <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/files/imagecache/thumbnail/subu-final.png" alt="" title="Roti, Kapda, Polio Vaccine and Mobile Phone: How WHO Aims to Keep India Polio Free" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Madanmohan Rao </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, February 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"Indian families are willing to pay for mobile phones even before they have toilets. They need to be aware that these phones can also be used to enquire about polio vaccination and provide tracking information."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://yourstory.com/2014/02/india-health-who/" target="_blank">Click here to read the full article online.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ict-4-development/content/yourstory-media-pvt-ltd">YourStory Media Pvt. Ltd.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://yourstory.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">YourStory website</a>, February 19 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/roti-kapda-polio-vaccine-and-mobile-phone-how-who-aims-keep-india-polio-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/ict-4-development/content/roti-kapda-polio-vaccine-and-mobile-phone-how-who-aims-keep-india-polio-free#comments India Research and Strategy Strategic Thinking Access Advocacy Community Participation Interpersonal Phone/Mobile News/Information Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations World Health Organization Global ICT for Development Polio Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:04:45 +0000 kdevries 9312412 at http://www.comminit.com