The Principles for Digital Development and Medic Mobile

By Medic Mobile

Last year, a coalition of more than 300 authoritative global health institutions and UN agencies endorsed a set of nine Principles for Digital Development. We see the growing consensus around these principles as an important step forward for our field. We also see it as validation for the distinctive approach to human centered design for global health equity that we pioneered back in 2010. As the consensus document notes, these are meant as living guidelines that should inform rather than dictate design work — they leave it up to practitioners to work out the details. Here’s a look at these principles and how Medic Mobile has put them into practice…

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Claudine Lim

Manager at The Principles for Digital Development

Claudine first joined the Digital Impact Alliance in October 2017, shortly after receiving a dual masters in international relations and public relations from the Maxwell School and S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. After working as a Program Coordinator and Researcher for DIAL’s Business Operations, she is currently working with the Principles of Digital Development.