Technology is rapidly transforming all aspects of our societies and economies. Our new storytelling series focuses on the people, projects and programmes that are transforming communities around the world with digital technology thanks to the support of the ITU Development Sector. This is our Digital Impact in Action.

Professor Ibrahim Ali Touré

Professor, Chairman of Department and cardiologist at the Niamey Hospital

Learn how telemedicine is giving doctors in rural Niger the power to save lives from thousands of kilometers away.

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Supporting COVID-19 recovery in the Caribbean via SMS

Shanika and Embert explain the role that digital technologies played in helping to speed up COVID-19 recovery in the Caribbean.

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Temurmalik Sultanov

Teacher at the Learning Center of IT for Hearing Impaired Children in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Temurmalik Sultanov explains how inclusive digital education is changing lives in Uzbekistan.

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Giovana Soares De Amorim

Participant, Americas Girls Can Code (AGCC) Initiative, Brazil

Meet Giovana. Learn how her love of drawing led her to pursue STEM courses in college, thanks to the Americas Girls Can Code (AGCC) Initiative.

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Benjamin John

Former Digital Transformation Centre participant in Papua New Guinea

Benjamin John received digital skills training from ITU’s Digital Transformation Centre in Papua New Guinea, and now he hopes to share his new skills to help his fellow citizens participate in the nation’s growing digital economy.

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Regina Fleur Assoumou-Bessou

Director for International Cooperation with the Regulatory Authority of Côte d’Ivoire (ARTCI)

Meet Regina. She uses her experience of ICT regulation for development in Côte d’Ivoire to impact change at the global level.

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Keeping children safe online in their own language

Hanna, Katalin and Éva are championing digital safety and keeping children in Hungary safe online with the help of ITU's Child Online Protection Guidelines and our friendly mascot, Sango.

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Boniface Chimwaza

Principal Environment Officer, Environmental Affairs Department, Malawi

Meet Boniface. He is working to develop effective e-waste management policies in Malawi to protect his community and the environment from potentially hazardous waste.

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Alana Gorospe Ramos

Head of Monitoring and Evaluation at the National Planning and Corporate Management Bureau, DICT, Philippines

Meet Alana. She developed the first National ICT Household Survey in the Philippines. Her work is helping to guide data-driven digital transformation across the country.

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Stay tuned for more!