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  • Practice Area
    FHI 360's experts use the multiplying effect of innovative and basic technology to further the impact of everything we do.
  • Feature
    FHI 360’s Design Squad Global project brings 10- to 13-year-olds together in the United States and internationally to increase STEM learning through solving real-world engineering problems.
  • Feature
    The Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Locator app helps farmworkers find Head Start child care and health services.
  • External Article
    To see if using open data in developing economies could find solutions to complex and persistent problems worldwide, FHI 360, the GovLab at New York University, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the World Wide Web Foundation posted the report Open Data in Developing Economies: Toward Building an Evidence Base on What Works and How. The article lists six takeaways for open data projects and global development.
  • External Article
    FHI 360 and Qualcomm Wireless Reach team up with Tata Consultancy Services on the Wireless Solutions for Fisheries in Senegal (WISE) project, using a solution that combines wireless connectivity and GPS with specialized mobile and server applications through a smartphone. Berhane Gebru, Director of Programs for TechLab at FHI 360 discusses the unique approach of the project that addresses entrepreneurship and livelihoods, gender, health education and technology.
  • Publication
    This inventory includes nearly 100 examples of digital technologies that are being used in Asia-Pacific to enhance the resilience of individuals, families, communities, businesses or governments.
  • Published research
    Evidence-based adaptation and scale-up of a mobile phone health information service
    Using mobile phone interventions for health improvement, particularly behavior change and maintenance interventions, is growing at a rapid pace. This case study presents how to apply best practices to successfully scale up mobile phone interventions. Applying principles of scale can inform the successful scale-up, sustainability and potential impact of mHealth programs across health topics and settings.
  • Tools
    This manual presents the current state of mobile financial services for garment workers in Bangladesh and the challenges of adopting digitized payments.
  • External Article
    FHI 360, the U.S. Agency for International Development and Phandeeyar, an innovation lab in Yangon, hosted the Innovation Marketplace in March. A civic tech competition, the Innovation Marketplace facilitated opportunities to collaborate between civil society organizations and technology companies.
  • Published research
    Meet us on the phone: Mobile phone programs for adolescent sexual and reproductive health in low-to-middle income countries
    Evidence from mHealth programs is generating increasing data about the potential for knowledge and behavior change from mHealth interventions. The diversity and scale of mHealth interventions identified in this review reflect how health care professionals are increasingly leveraging mobile phones to reach adolescents with essential sexual and reproductive health information and services. Given that the field of mHealth is still emerging, more evidence is needed on the cost, impact and sustainability of such interventions in low-to-middle-income country contexts.