India can lead the way to deliver health for all

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Digital identity technologies, like the Aadhaar biometric system, have the potential to change the lives of tens of thousands of children under the healthcare radar, by improving their access to immunisation

Commentary - Hindustan Times 042018

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The recent revelation that 50 million social media profiles were misused to manipulate voters in the United States means we now have yet another reason to be vigilant about our online identities. However, rather than shunning technology, we need to embrace it. Because despite its potential to undermine democracy, digital technology could hold the key to safeguarding the voting rights for hundreds of millions of the most marginalised or disenfranchised people, while improving their health and prospects at the same time.

Read the full article on the Hindustan Times website.

 

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