Improve pandemic preparedness in the Digital Health Innovation Accelerator Program!

The World Food Programme (WFP)’s Innovation Accelerator brings entrepreneurial and start-up methodologies into its innovation bootcamps which identify and test solutions to enhance humanitarian assistance. Photo: WFP/Emanuel Feruzi

WFP and GIZ launch the Digital Health Innovation Accelerator Program

New Application Deadline: 26 November 2021

  • Vaccination scheduling: Digital solutions that streamline patient and provider registration processes, appointment schedules, vaccination administration, and immunisation sites.
  • Data management and integration: Tools and platforms addressing challenges to interoperability in health systems, such as data integration, data gaps, data security, and integration of legacy systems.
  • Other digital health tools and solutions, including but not limited to: Micro-planning, vaccine delivery and monitoring, vaccine waste management, raising awareness and counteracting misinformation, safety monitoring, and Adverse Effects for Immunization (AEFI).
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, WFP moved its innovation bootcamps online, fully maximizing the impact of digital innovation programmes. Since March 2020, WFP has hosted 12 virtual bootcamps for impact teams from around the world, addressing a multitude of SDGs.

The call for applications is open until 26 November 2021 at 11:59 pm (CET). To apply, and for more information about the program, eligibility criteria and application process, please visit:




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