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Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Smile Grenada

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

 

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.