Featured Stories

CDX: The Game Changing Innovation in The Fight Against Disease And Deadly Outbreaks
Connected diagnostics and the internet of things changing how we stop pandemics

Can Drones and 3-D Printers Save Lives?
Emerging technology choices in humanitarian Response

For Big Impact, You Need These Unlikely Business Allies
How can large corporations benefit form strategic relationships with social impact organizations? 

Stop Asking Why There Are Not More Women in Tech. Start Asking What Value They Can Bring.
Are we asking the right questions about women in tech?

What is InSTEDD?

Screenshot from InSTEDD videoAt InSTEDD we design and use open source technology tools to help partners enhance collaboration and improve information flow to better deliver critical services to vulnerable populations.


InSTEDD's regional innovation laboratories or iLabs support the shared exploration of solutions to health, safety and sustainable development problems. Read more »

Featured iLab Testimonial

Ly Sovann, director of the Centers for Disease Control department of the Ministry of Health in Cambodia, describes the challenges he faces and the change from paper-based reporting to early detection via digital methods.

InSTEDD iLabs: An Animated Introduction

Watch our 90-second animated story about the creation of the InSTEDD iLab in Southeast Asia

What's Happening

InSTEDD Youth Led Digital Mapping Initiative
Watch this colorful animation introducing the Youth Led Digital Mapping Initiative.

Call for 2016 Global Ambassadors
Apply to work with InSTEDD as a Global Ambassador!

EpiHack Rio 2015 - Photo Essay
The theme of this Epihack was to use participatory surveillance to prevent disease spread at mass gatherings.

Dr. Ann Marie Kimball Joins InSTEDD Board
Dr. Kimball is a physician, epidemiologist and currently holds the role of strategic advisor to the Rockefeller Foundation and associate fellow at the Chatham House.

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