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Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Meeting the Challenges of Global Health

In bringing health care to the developing world, innovators can benefit from lessons others learned the hard way. Includes magazine extras.

 

Guiding Health Innovation

Supplement to the article “Meeting the Challenges of Global Health.”

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 19, 2014
 
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Women at the Wheel

In Mozambique, an effort to train women as ambulance drivers enhances public safety and fosters opportunity.

 
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Making a Healthy Exit

In places like rural Guatemala, the quest to sustain a vital social enterprise often depends on finding the right private-sector partner.

 

An Rx for Surplus Meds

The Dispensary of Hope is distributing unused pharmaceuticals to patients who need them.

 
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CHANGE Takes Time

The long, hard struggle to alter US policy on HIV/AIDS assistance shows that advocacy can deliver a real payoff.

 

Lessons in Forging Global Change

The successful 15-year campaign to eliminate mercury-based medical devices provides lessons for others creating large-scale social change.

 

Pharmacy on a Bicycle

Pharmacy on a Bicycle explores innovative solutions to global health problems.

By Eric G. Bing & Marc J. Epstein | Sep. 23, 2013
 
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The Solution Revolution

The Solution Revolution discusses the need for a new cross-sector approach to global problems.

By William D. Eggers & Paul Macmillan | 1 | Sep. 13, 2013
 

Smile Grenada

NYU's College of Dentristy partnered with the government of the Caribbean island nation of Grenada to fight tooth decay among children.