Innovation uptake has played a significant role in strengthening response to covid-19 pandemic globally. Some of these innovations are newly developed and others a modification of existing technologies. The goal is to share information on the technological innovations that have already made a difference in other parts of the World for Adaptation and scaling in the African region.
Be He@lthy, Be Mobile (BHBM) initiative

Be He@lthy, Be Mobile (BHBM) initiative

World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication union (ITU)
Switzerland
A web-based tool to improve access to NCD medications

A web-based tool to improve access to NCD medications

Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan and the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Jordan
Remote tobacco cessation services

Remote tobacco cessation services

Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and the National Call Center
Jordan
Digital health services

Digital health services

Ministry of Public Health
Qatar
(937) Service center

(937) Service center

Ministry of Health
Saudi Arabia
Sehha app

Sehha app

Ministry of Health
Saudi Arabia
Vitality Today

Vitality Today

The Vitality Group
United States of America
Discovery Vitality

Discovery Vitality

Discovery
South Africa
Adult Primary Care (APC) Guide

Adult Primary Care (APC) Guide

Department of Health
South Africa
CollaboRhythm

CollaboRhythm

MIT Media Lab
United States of America
Weqaya Program

Weqaya Program

Department of Health
United Arab Emirates