11 March 2020

Reboot Health & Wellbeing - Keeping Young People Safe

The World Health Organization (WHO), supported by the UN Office of Information and Communications Technology (UN-OICT), UNAIDS and WFP (World Food Programme) Innovation Accelerator are calling for innovators to share their innovative solutions to address one of the of urgent health challenges for the next decade: Keeping young people safe.

The range of possible health innovation solutions that may be submitted include:

  • Apps or games
  • Wearables, digital technologies, tools or platforms, products
  • The creation or improvement of products, services, processes
  • New approaches to collaboration or communication, or new ways of engaging young people and/or other stakeholders
  • Policy reform proposals 

with a view to keeping young people safe across the world.

Health innovations are defined here as the creation or improvement of virtual, physical or digital products, services, processes, or systems to improve public health.

The winners and their proposals will be invited to an award ceremony at WHO’s Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2020 (date TBC), as part of a one week program with the Department for Digital Health and Innovation, and mentioned on the WHO public website.

Submit your solution by 15 April 2020. More details about the challenge can be found HERE.