Despite progress in many areas, the world continues to face massive global health challenges. Although people between 15 and 30 years old make up nearly a quarter of the world’s total population, the international community dedicates less than 2% of global development assistance for health toward young people.
As digital natives young people bring a unique perspective to global discussions and can provide valuable contributions. We surveyed over 1,500 young people around the world to shed light on what young people really think about technology in global health.
To learn more about what today’s young people think about the intersection of technology in global health, Devex, working with Fondation Botnar, the Partnership on Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, PATH, and Women Deliver asked more than 1,500 young people between the ages of 15 - 30 for their views. Here are the four things we learned.