The New Urban Agenda adopted at the UN Habitat III conference last week addresses the need to create more inclusive cities as urbanization increases and the number of people living in slums continues to swell. Can technology play a role? It already is. Click for examples from Nairobi to Rio.
Kenya has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world, but doctors are making progress thanks to a seemingly unlikely tool. See how Qualcomm and 3G wireless are improving care for those infected.
When it comes to health and human services, many cities are working on better ways to deliver the human services half. Not so many are tackling the healthcare half. Read how a UK city sees home sensor systems as a way to do just that.