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John, Global Voices

ICTs and the spread of indigenous knowledge

Despite common assumptions and their perceived differences, the indigenous knowledge and global knowledge systems have become much closer in the past decade. Indigenous knowledge practitioners hav...

Chris, K4Health

The cloud, the crowd, the community: Responding to disaster

Using knowledge management and ICTs to assist relief efforts, from Haiti to Pakistan. The UN Digital Media Lounge kicked off on Tuesday in New York City to foster a discussion around the state of t...

Toni

A poem for invisible women

In this video award-winning artist Toni Blackman addresses 'invisible women' around the world. Toni Blackman is one of the artists of MDGfive.com, a website that harnesses the power of art and social ...

Tanya, Halton Public Health

When it comes to Tuberculosis, testing isn’t exactly free

We must understand the barriers that plague even the most well-intentioned campaigns to promote health. The actual cost of a Tuberculosis test is free, but there are indirect costs: one week of lost w...

Jill, Women Deliver

Invest in Women – it Pays!

At the moment the world loses 15 billion dollars every year in productivity that doesn’t happen because mothers and their newborns are dying – one mother a minute, four million newborns every year...

Mark, Mark Tuschman Photography

Capital of Hope

Women and children do bear the brunt of economic hardship during any economic downturn. I witnessed this during the course of  2007 and 2008 when I made several trips to Ghana to photographically doc...

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