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Health

 

Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Redefining the Hospital’s Role

Boston Children's Hospital is testing new approaches to improving outcomes and reducing health care costs.

 

Creating a Sunny World

Solnechny Mir (Our Sunny World) is a Russian rehabilitation center that hosts more than 250 children and their families each week.

 
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Contagious Health

A community-based program in rural Kentucky uses face-to-face social networks to promote wellness.

 

The Fight Against Human Trafficking

Health care communites can help.

 
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Judging Success in Translational Medical Research

Getting promising drug discoveries out of university labs and into the drug pipeline is more difficult than it should be.

 
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Incentivizing Donor Registration

Does granting people priority for organ allocation affect their willingness to become organ donors?

 
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When Cooking Can Kill

Traditional cookstoves are being recognized as a major health hazard.

 
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Delivering Affordable Innovation

D-Rev delivers affordable health care innovation to the places that need it most.

 

Sodom and Gomorrah

e-waste recycling in Agbogbloshie provides a livelihood for thousands of people, but it also results in a heavily polluted environment.

 
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Learning from Coca-Cola

When it comes to expanding medical supply chains in the developing world, there is much to be learned from Coca-Cola’s global-scale production and distribution model.