“Technology continues to redefine and reimagine how we live our daily lives. Tomorrow will belong to the countries, companies and entrepreneurs that work together to harness its power for good.”
Executive Chairman and former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Realising the benefits of the technological revolution for the good of all people will only happen when leaders champion progress and embrace technology.
This means closing the digital divide, tackling the climate crisis and reforming food production, making education truly tech-inclusive, taking a radical and innovative approach to health, building trusted identity systems and giving people a say in the decisions that affect their lives.
At the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, we partner with governments, experts and innovators to bring about transformative change for all through The Tomorrow Partnership.
We find tech answers to the most difficult questions
Our work delivers practical solutions to help leaders navigate difficult choices. We have diverse teams of experts around the world, supported by our donors, principally the Larry Ellison Foundation, working with political leaders and governments to find tech solutions to their biggest challenges. We are based in several countries around the world, particularly across Africa, and are growing our programme of work all the time.
Practical discussions in Davos
At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, we brought together prime ministers, government representatives, tech CEOs and other leaders in an action-focused discussion about how they can collaborate to harness the transformative power of technology.
Safe and secure digital health passes
TBI partners with governments and leading tech providers to implement digital systems that support vaccine rollouts, track immunisations and create QR codes for “immunity passes”. All data is stored in a secure, privacy-protecting cloud, where countries can only access their own information.
We partner with governments and tech companies to digitise health systems, using tech to transform the way people access vital health services.
SMART Health Cards launched by Senegal and Rwanda
The SMART Health Card is a verifiable digital proof of vaccination and a major step forward in the digitisation of health care across Africa. TBI, in collaboration with The Commons Project and Mastercard Foundation, has partnered with the governments of Rwanda and Senegal to launch and scale the card, with the technology already reaching tens of thousands of people.
Oracle advances health care innovation using cloud technology
Oracle’s Health Management System is a cloud-based approach transforming systems that have often been paper based. Patients can book vaccinations online and receive reminders for their next dose. Health-care workers record data and create or update unique electronic health records for every person vaccinated. Oracle has no insight into the contents of this data and has implemented a “ubiquitous encryption” programme. Users retain all ownership and intellectual-property rights to their content.
How health workers in Senegal are digitising vaccine campaigns
In collaboration with Oracle, we worked with the president’s team to ensure that Senegal was one of the first sub-Saharan African countries to issue electronic Covid-19 vaccine certificates, unlocking international trade and travel.
From access to nutritious foods to the provision of vital public services, our tech partnerships are already supporting communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Capturing vital agriculture data in Kenya
Data improves food security in Kenya by helping farmers boost agricultural productivity and reduce post-harvest losses. This relies on consistent and protected data, made possible with our support to the Ministry of Agriculture to establish a data-governance framework.
We are changemakers
Technology has the power to transform lives. That’s why The Tomorrow Partnership is expanding its global team. Look out for opportunities to join our results-driven team as we deliver change at scale.
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