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IBM Research Opens in South Africa; Cognitive Computing and the IoT help Track Diseases and Forecast Air Quality

Projects include tracking the spread of tuberculosis, anticipating wildfires and searching for new discoveries in the universe JOHANNESBURG and ARMONK, New York, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations in the areas of data driven healthcare, digital […]

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Needs of children “outpacing the response” across Lake Chad regionThe humanitarian needs of millions of children across Africa’s Lake Chad region are “outpacing the response” according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF.Manuel Fontaine, UNICEF Regional …

John Snow Inc. (JSI) Selected to Manage Grants For New DREAMS-Innovation Challenge Fund

An ambitious US Department of State initiative, the DREAMS-Innovation Challenge aims to dramatically reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and women in 10 sub-Saharan countries. BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — John Snow, Inc. (JSI) has been selected as funds manager for the DREAMS Innovation Challenge (DREAMS-IC). JSI will oversee awards to more than 50 organizations […]


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