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August 22, 2017

ReMiND Project: Midterm Evaluation Summary

Using mobile phone-based health technology (mHealth) in Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, the Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths Project (ReMiND) aims to increase the adoption of key maternal newborn and...

August 22, 2017

Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths (ReMiND)

"What was really eye-opening was that with the phone, the illiterate ASHA, who seemed overwhelmed and a bit lost, was transformed to someone with increased skills and confidence, who was effective in...

August 22, 2017

Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age

This paper summarises the key issues in the current digital governance scenario in India. It focuses on emerging technological practices in government and articulates the gaps in current legal-policy...

August 15, 2017

Scaling Digital Health in Developing Markets: Opportunities and Recommendations for Mobile Operators

"Digital health is taking its first steps in some African, Asian and Latin American markets, with a widespread view that greater use of technology and digital solutions can help address key...

August 11, 2017

Development and Access to Information

"Can access to information create more socially and economically inclusive societies? ....[H]w can we capitalize on the strengths of the information society to help combat poverty and inequality,...

August 11, 2017

New Pathways for Citizen Agency: Open Government National Action Plans in Uruguay

This research brief looks at the experience of open governance in Uruguay. It analyses the creation and implementation of the Open Government National Action Plan (OGP-NAP) to understand its impact...

August 9, 2017

Pathways to Accountability from the Margins: Reflections on Participatory Video Practice

"Many participatory governance and accountability processes, and the theoretical discourses and practical approaches underlying them, do not pay sufficient attention to the need to shape the...

August 7, 2017

Young Adolescents and Digital Media: Uses, Risks and Opportunities in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

With the goal of contributing to evidence-informed programming and policy dialogues and action, this rapid evidence review explores adolescent girls' access to and use of digital media, especially...

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August 2, 2017

"The global expansion of the Internet is frequently associated with increased government transparency, political rights, and democracy.......

August 2, 2017

"Emerging literature highlights that in the Pacific, the use of participatory video (PV)...can be employed as a tool to empower communities to...

July 31, 2017

"The effective implementation of RTI [the right to information] is a prerequisite for the effective participation of the population and their...

July 31, 2017

This paper gives an overview of the state of information and communication technology (ICT)-mediated citizen participation in Brazil. Internet...

July 28, 2017

"[T]he spread of community radio as an institution is rooted in a history of struggle and media activism engaged among disparate movements and...

July 26, 2017

"[T]he historical resilience of radio and its future prospects within Afghanistan’s fluid media landscape, and in particular the viability of...

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