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Innovations in health care policies and programs

 
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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.

 

Using National Networks to Tackle Chronic Disease

YMCA and other national nonprofit networks are using their reach into local communities to deliver public health programs.

 
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No Straight Lines: Making Sense of Our Non-linear World

In No Straight Lines, Alan Moore presents a new way of thinking about our complex world, one that emphasizes participation and human relationships.

By Alan Moore | Sep. 11, 2012