Knowledge Translation (KT) for Indigenous Communities: a Policy Making Toolkit

We have put together this kit of information to provide practical assistance to community policy makers and those who assist them (policy analysts, etc.) in development of Knowledge Translation (KT) policy. The specific focus is on health related knowledge translation. The toolkit has been developed for use at the First […]

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One Media Player per Teacher (OMPT)

One Media Player per Teacher (OMPT) is equipping teachers in remote areas with the powerful technology of portable media players (PMPs). This allows village educators to give their students enhanced learning via recorded voices and lessons from the most proficient teachers in their nation. PMPs can contain an entire year’s […]

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Technology and Infrastructure for Emerging Regions (TIER)

TIER is a research group at the University of California at Berkeley, investigating the design and deployment of new technologies for emerging regions. We aim to address the challenges in bringing the Information Technology revolution to the masses of the developing regions of the world. Historically, most projects that aim […]

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ictdchick – information technology, healthcare, and africa (Melissa Densmore’s blog)

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Technology for Emerging Markets Group at Microsoft Research India. I recently completed my PhD at the University of California, Berkeley School of Information, where I was a member of the Technology and Infrastructure for Emerging Regions Research Group. From January 2009-April 2010, I […]

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A New Organization to Address Poverty Through Human-Centered Design

Reposted without edits from IDEO.com IDEO announces new organization to address poverty through human-centered design. March 7, 2011 — Palo Alto, Calif. — Today IDEO announced that in the fall of this year, it will launch a new organization aimed at spreading human-centered design throughout the social sector in order […]

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