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Can Crowd Sourcing Solve the Challenges Posed by the HIV Epidemic?
document Distributed Knowledge

Put simply, young people may and should contribute to solving today’s challenges in the AIDS response, but this is only possible if we are providing them with the opportunities and the power to do...

Jason RobbinsOct 30, 2011 10:38 am GMT1095 views
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Can Crowd Sourcing Solve the Challenges Posed by the HIV Epidemic?
Can UNAIDS Crowdsource a Strategy to Combat HIV/AIDS?
document Distributed Knowledge

The campaign, CrowdOutAIDS, stems from the idea that young people will have the best ideas about how to stop the spread of the virus, which infects 3,000 people between 15-24 daily. “It is...

Jayne AnnOct 25, 2011 08:53 am GMT1632 views
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Can UNAIDS Crowdsource a Strategy to Combat HIV/AIDS?
United Nations Crowdsources the Future of Youth AIDS Prevention
document Distributed Knowledge

Through CrowdOutAIDS, under-30 activists around the world can participate in casual “awareness raising” by spreading news of the project to their social networks. Others can engage more seriously...

Claire MackayNov 03, 2011 01:09 am GMT915 views
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United Nations Crowdsources the Future of Youth AIDS Prevention
UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
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"It is important to involve young people in policy development in order for our views, expectations and aspirations to be fully represented," said Jennifer Ehidiamen, a blogger and...

Jason RobbinsNov 05, 2011 02:06 am GMT767 views
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UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
Reading Day: Crowdsourcing HIV, Bioengineering Mosquitoes, and the G20 Summit
document Distributed Knowledge

There was some hope in the development and global health communities that this November meeting could install a financial transactions tax (FTT, or “Robin Hood” tax), a portion of which could...

Samuel BennettNov 05, 2011 09:46 am GMT1097 views
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Reading Day: Crowdsourcing HIV, Bioengineering Mosquitoes, and the G20 Summit
U.S. Senator Looks to Open Innovation to Create Cheaper HIV/AIDS Drugs

On Tuesday, a U.S. Senate Subcommittee will hold a hearing on a bill from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders that would use an Open Innovation prize model to push forward the development of more effective and affordable drugs to treat HIV/AIDS.

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Eric MackMay 14, 2012 08:45 pm GMT5467 views
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Watch the Senate Hearing on an Open Innovation Contest for HIV/AIDS Treatment

Watch the video of a hearing on a groundbreaking bill to introduce a publicly-funded open innovation program into the field of HIV / AIDS drug development.

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Eric MackMay 16, 2012 03:34 pm GMT3808 views
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Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle
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To the astonishment of the scientists, the gamers produced an accurate model of the enzyme in just three weeks. Cracking the enzyme "provides new insights for the design of antiretroviral...

Adam FrazerSep 20, 2011 08:44 pm GMT2167 views
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Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle
.HIV Domain Name Initiative Turns to Crowd Funding
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A group hoping to launch the .HIV top level domain name is turning to crowdfunding to raise the six figures required to apply for the domain. The idea is that companies can use a .hiv domain in...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 14, 2011 08:25 am GMT1922 views
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.HIV Domain Name Initiative Turns to Crowd Funding
UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
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This is the first time the UN uses this kind of approach, and it is becoming increasingly popular amongst the philanthropic, socially responsible sector. Earlier this year, Lady Gaga used...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 04, 2011 10:02 pm GMT1346 views
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UNAIDS Uses Social Media For Socially Responsible HIV Education Initiative
UN Presented With First Ever Crowdsourced AIDS Recommendations
document Distributed Knowledge

Using crowdsourcing and social media techniques the project gathered voices and views from over 5000 young people in over 79 countries, and produced the first every crowdsourced AIDS related report...

Tonya Van Dijk May 05, 2012 12:34 pm GMT1092 views
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UN Presented With First Ever Crowdsourced AIDS Recommendations
Young People Are Shaping a New Era of Global Citizenship for Solidarity and Social Justice
document Distributed Knowledge

Zahra is one of 5,000 young people from all around the world who came together to help UNAIDS develop its strategy for engagement with youth. Using a crowdsourcing approach, CrowdOutAIDS produced a...

Claire MackayJul 10, 2012 08:51 am GMT701 views
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Young People Are Shaping a New Era of Global Citizenship for Solidarity and Social Justice
Chevron crowdsources against AIDS
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Chevron has launched a campaign on crowdsourcing platform Zooppa to get filmmakers creating videos that will help in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Chevron believes that spreading information will...

Claire MackaySep 03, 2012 07:46 am GMT3012 views
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Chevron crowdsources against AIDS
Young People to Write New UNAIDS Strategy on Youth and HIV
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“It is important to involve young people in policy development in order for our views, expectations and aspirations to be fully represented,” said Jennifer Ehidiamen, a blogger and journalist from...

Jayne AnnOct 25, 2011 09:25 am GMT1149 views
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Young People to Write New UNAIDS Strategy on Youth and HIV
3,000 Youths Infected With HIV Daily – Survey
document Distributed Knowledge

The recommendations resulted from CrowdOutAIDS, an innovative youth-led policy project initiated by UNAIDS. Leveraging crowdsourcing technology and new media tools, the five-month project enabled...

Samuel BennettMay 08, 2012 02:07 pm GMT1273 views
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3,000 Youths Infected With HIV Daily – Survey
Crowdsourcing Roundup - A Tasty Venture and Platform News

It's shaping up to be a big week for the crowd -- there's at least two big Crowdfunding gatherings happening here in the U.S., the Senate will hear about the benefits of Open Innovation in HIV / AIDS treatment and we've got a fresh podcast with Clickworker up (and just recorded another one today).

But before we get too far ahead, let's take a moment to round up a few of the crowdsourcing headlines we might have missed over the last 7 days or so:

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 14, 2012 09:21 pm GMT4769 views
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Two Dads Use KickStarter to Fund Film & Book Project with Hidden Cause - HIV Awareness
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Aspiring filmmakers and full time dads Rob Lewis and Mark Skelton have made a unique pitch to the users of the online crowd-funding service KickStarter. They are asking for help to make a...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 01, 2012 08:33 am GMT1067 views
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Two Dads Use KickStarter to Fund Film & Book Project with Hidden Cause - HIV Awareness
Crowd Coffee: May 27

In this edition: how to make your campaign successful; what to expect after it's done; crowdfunding HIV/AIDS research; the pros and cons of the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 27, 2014 02:32 pm GMT2693 views
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UN Turns to Crowdsourcing to Fight AIDS
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UNAIDS realizes that they also need to reach out to youth who do not have access to computers. Gabriel Adeyemo wrote for the CrowdOutAIDS blog about his experience doing outreach to young people in...

Claire MackayNov 16, 2011 07:55 am GMT1142 views
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UN Turns to Crowdsourcing to Fight AIDS
Do young people need incentives to get involved?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A good way to motivate young people to get involved in UNAIDS' youth initiatives, is bonuses, when advantages for participation are visible such as strengthening connections with local AIDS...

Fritz SchaeferDec 01, 2011 04:16 pm GMT2036 views
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Do young people need incentives to get involved?
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