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Makerere to hold a humanitarian innovation event

Makerere University will hold a humanitarian innovation event Friday June 19, 2015 at Makerere University Main Hall, an ongoing drive by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

According to selected guidelines of the Forum on Humanitarian innovation in East Africa, 12.05.2015, young innovators from the College of Computing and Information Sciences and the School of Public Health –Makerere will showcase innovation products and processes that can innovate areas of access to safe water, access to health care and reestablishing family links.

The innovation initiative was set up in Jan 2015 to bring about change and innovation through fast-track ideas in needs based areas.

In the ICRC Innovation Brochure for the 21st Century, October 2014, the innovation initiative rotates around pillars of Catalysis and Aspiration, Exploring, Testing, Validation and Replication, Open Innovation, and Identifying the right model for innovation which enable innovation to continuously take place.

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