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Records for Life: Your design could impact lives across 10 countries!

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a world-wide contest to redesign the child health record. Challenge When immunization information systems function well, health workers and families have the knowledge that they need to ensure that every child is … Continue reading

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Melinda Gates on Four Ideas that are Changing the World

via @Fastcoexist ‘Positive Disruption’ was the theme for TedxChange, a Tedx event hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with the aim of spurring action in areas supported by the Foundation. FastCompany had the opportunity to talk with host … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking To Re-invent The Labour Progression Tool for Rural Health Workers

Under the Bihar Innovation Lab initiative, the Center for Knowledge Societies, together with the Gates Foundation, plans to kickstart its four principal innovation projects in rural Bihar. These are focussed on developing the healthcare delivery scenario in terms of products, … Continue reading

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Imagining India as an Innovation Society

India has not always wanted to be an innovation society. Merely ten years ago, conventional wisdom dictated that India should focus its efforts on industrialization. Then came the idea of an information economy, in which a technological infrastructure would direct … Continue reading

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Why should India move towards an Innovation Economy?

By Amir U. Khan India has been riding a wave of economic growth for more than two decades now. Even when the rest of the world, especially the developed part, has faced recession and depression, growth in India has persisted. … Continue reading

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Does Innovation amount to Impatient Optimism?

The Gates Foundation is slowly growing into a powerful global force driving innovation around the world. Its health and developmental agendas have gradually be revised and realigned into a framework that increasingly blends improving the world with doing new things … Continue reading

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Effective Technology in Education Innovation

Khan Academy, which began in 2004 as a small collection of youtube tutorials by Salman Khan, a graduate of MIT and Harvard, has become a library of free educational videos that has has earned the recognition and support of the … Continue reading

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All: An Interview with Ekta Ohri

By Ayesha Vemuri Ekta Ohri, the Head of Project Operations at CKS, recently attended a workshop organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) in Seattle. I spoke with Ekta about her experience there, and wanted to share some … Continue reading

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