The workshop will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Abuja, Nigeria. This event follows the recent partnership between AfriLabs, the largest network of African technology hubs, and the pan-African ICT 4 Social Innovation Network, founded by SPIDER & iHub Kenya. The workshop is organized by Management Sciences for Health (MSH/IdeaLab) and AfriLabs in collaboration with SPIDER and iHub Kenya.
The theme of the workshop is ‘Leave no one behind – a multi-sector action for African ICT solutions to bridge gaps through social innovation’ and it aims to provide a platform for cross-sector collaboration to discuss key issues in health, education, and rights to identify key partnership opportunities within the West African sub-region.
The workshop which is highly interactive and is organized around a series of presentations by experts on the above-mentioned theme will be followed by focused discussions around:
Ø The challenges and opportunities in ICT4Development (ICT4D)
Ø Practical applications/successes
Ø Next steps on network sustainability
Participants for this workshop include Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), private sector agents, researchers, government officials and technology experts.
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