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Innovations in health care policies and programs

 
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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
 
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HMO for the Poor

Naya Jeevan aims to bring catastrophic health coverage to millions of low-skilled workers in India and Pakistan.

 

Virtual Models for Real Issues

Agent-based modeling—a form of computer visualization—is being used to analyze a range of public health issues.

 
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A Lifeline for Mothers

Merck for Mothers—a 10-year, $500 million initiative—aims to improve the odds for vulnerable women around the globe.

 
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Leveraging Research for China

The Rural Education Action Project uses its studies about China’s poorest places to influence government policy.