As the seven-year Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) program reached its halfway mark, 80 African and Canadian experts gathered in Dakar, Senegal, from April 24-27, 2017 to discuss the program’s emerging findings and to hone their research and policy engagement skills.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:00
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Monitoring elected officials' expenses, reducing corruption, providing cheaper medicine: "citizen geeks" think they can change people's lives in the poorest countries by using data stored on state servers. Here's how.
Governments can’t stop populations from aging nor can they ignore the future economic impact of changing demographics. With the right information, however, they can increase the benefits and offset the risks.