Seven Apps and Websites Changing The Landscape for Youth Mental Health

Mental health continues to be an overlooked and underfunded issue, despite suicide being the second leading cause of death for 15-29 year-olds globally. Over the last three years the team at Innovation Labs in the UK has worked to develop digital tools to improve young people’s mental health and well-being. The result? Seven well researched, expertly tailored apps and websites that offer a broad range of information and support for youth and those who care about them.

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VetAfrica app helps rural and remote farmers diagnose cattle

A new phone app called VetAfrica, developed by Cojengo, allows remote farmers in East Africa to access information on livestock illnesses without waiting for a vet to visit. Crowd-sourced and expert information is available anywhere there is a connection to the internet, which helps farmers diagnose and care for their cattle.

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Mobile App Speeds Up Family Reunification in Humanitarian Emergencies

During the commotion of a natural disaster or armed conflict, children are often separated from their caregivers. The longer a child is missing, the greater the risk that they will not be found and will become victims of violence or exploitation. As a result, the immediate aftermath of an emergency is especially critical for tracing and reunifying families. The new …

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