Amref Health Africa, GSK and Cognizant

Amref Health Africa has been working for more than 60 years to advance access to quality healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. They partner with communities in 35 countries to sustainably strengthen health systems and improve access to vital care and services. 


Building the ‘Siri of digital public services’ in Estonia

Estonia has become renowned as one of the most digitally advanced nations on the planet. Its latest innovation in its mission to connect citizens with government is Bürokratt, an AI-driven virtual assistant that puts access to public services in the hands of the people via any device they choose. Government Chief Data Offier, Ott Velsberg, tells us more.

Series Four: Daniel Di Giusto

Daniel Di Giusto is co-founder of Tech To The Rescue.

In this podcast, Daniel tells some extraordinary stories of how the movement is connecting tech companies with non-profits.

Series Four: Olivia Gambelin

Olivia Gambelin is founder and CEO of Ethical Intelligence.

In this podcast, Olivia talks about her company’s mission to help organisations build ethical technology.

Series Four: Tim Guilliams

Tim Guilliams is co-founder and CEO of Healx.

In this podcast, Tim reveals how machine learning is helping in the discovery of treatments for rare diseases.

Series Four: Alistair Fulton

Semtech’s Alistair Fulton is a thought leader on the Internet of Things.

In this podcast, Alistair reveals how low-power, wide-area connectivity can help combat climate change.

Series Four: Peter Vanovertveld

Peter Vanovertveld is Chief Commercial & Operations Officer for Smart Reporting.

In this podcast, Peter explains why structured data can help drive new standards in patient care.

Series Four: Janice Burns

Janice Burns is Chief People Officer for Degreed. In this podcast, Janice discusses her distinguished career and why businesses must strive to upskill their employees.

Series Four: Kristian Rönn

Kristian Rönn is CEO and co-founder of Normative. In this podcast, Kristian tells us about the technology that helps businesses with carbon accounting.

Series Four: Moussa Zaghdoud

Moussa Zaghdoud is EVP for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s Cloud Communications Business.

In this podcast, Moussa tells us why he has always wanted to build technology to help people.

Series Three: Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent is a former Federal CIO for the United States government.

In this podcast, Suzette shares her story and talks about what the public sector can do to accelerate digital transformation.

Series Three: Andrea Danes

Andrea Danes is Global Human Services Leader for EY.

In this podcast, Andrea discusses the company’s work to support vulnerable populations.

Series Three: Sergio Budkin

Sergio Budkin is Director of Market Development for Virgin Media 02.

In this podcast, Sergio shares some steps towns and cities can take to become smarter, greener and healthier.

Creating a pathway to hope

HIV prevention drugs have helped reduce infection rates globally. Now Gilead Sciences has rolled out its digital platform, PrEP Hub® , in the US with a mission to help improve access to drugs and reduce stigma among the communities that most need it.

We find out why it’s a gamechanger in the fight against HIV.

Series Three: Piotr Orzechowski

Piotr Orzechowski is co-founder and CEO of Infermedica.

In this podcast, Piotr discusses the role of AI in healthcare and why his company wants to act for global public health.

Series Three: Vinay Nair

Vinay Nair is CEO and co-founder of Lightful.

In this podcast, Vinay addresses the digital skills challenge in the charity and volunteering sector.

Series Three: Margareta Mucibabici

Margareta Mucibabici is Public Affairs Manager for UiPath.

In this podcast, Margareta discusses RPA’s potential to positively impact the world through “automation for good” initiatives.

Teenage Tech Stories: Alisha Arora

At 15, Alisha Arora is a philanthropist, developer, and AI-for-good advocate. In this podcast, Alisha discusses the AI model for suicide prevention that she’s building alongside Microsoft, her work as a UNICEF Youth Advocate and how she was inspired to create a non-profit organisation alongside her sister.

Series Three: Anthony Baker

Anthony Baker is co-founder and CEO of Satellite Vu.

In this podcast, Anthony reveals how his company plans to use thermal and infrared imaging satellites to help assess the climate impact of every building on the planet.

Teenage Tech Stories: Sahda Haroon

Sahda Haroon is shooting for the stars. In this podcast, the 18-year-old talks about creating The Mars Generation and the Astronaut’s Club to support other young people who share her dream of being on the first space crew that goes to Mars.

Series Three: Aaron Simpson

Aaron Simpson is founder of social enterprise Kindred.

In this podcast, Adam reveals how Kindred’s technology supports charities and why companies of the future will be measured by their positive impact over shareholder value.

Teenage Tech Stories: BiaSciLab

BiaSciLab (Bianca Lewis) is 14, but she has already hacked a replica of the US election reporting system. In this podcast, Bia talks about creating her own end-to-end election system and running a non-profit organisation, Girls Who Hack.

Series Three: Janina Nakladal

Janina Nakladal is Global Director of Sustainability for Celonis.

In this podcast, Janina discusses the power of process mining and the challenges of achieving sustainability transformation.

Teenage Tech Stories: Jakomba Jabbie

Jakomba Jabbie has been advocating for women’s rights since she was 16. In this podcast, Jakomba talks about developing a climate change monitoring app, speaking at a UN conference and how she overcame the challenges many women in The Gambia face when accessing education.

Series Three: Fred Werner

Fred Werner is a key figure in the UN’s AI for Good digital platform and global summit series. In this podcast, Fred discusses why the growth of AI is as much a human issue as a technical one.

The Council of Change

Harrow Council’s IT team take Tech For Good behind the scenes of a digital transformation programme that is improving the lives of its workers and residents.

Flying To New Horizons

Can aviation be automated? NATS’ Head of Research Louisa Smith talks about developing the world’s first AI air traffic control system

Amref Health Africa has been working for more than 60 years to advance access to quality healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. They partner with communities in 35 countries to sustainably strengthen health systems and improve access to vital care and services. 


Tech for Good sits down with leaders from Amref, its long-standing backer GSK, and Cognizant, to discuss a remarkable collaboration, spawned in the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic, that is set to create a lasting digital advantage for Amref as it seeks to transform healthcare on the continent.

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