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Health

 

Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Nonprofits

Measuring to Scale What Works at the YMCA

Armed with robust shared measurement systems, national nonprofit networks are well positioned to scale promising and proven programs.

 

Technology & Design

Arab Health Care and Online Development

The Jordanian startup Al-Tibbi is leveraging the Arab World’s growing online penetration rates to enhance the region’s health care agenda.

By Jamil Wyne | 1 | Nov. 29, 2012
 

Health

Preventative Child Health in Mali

Pesinet, a French NGO, is assessing the added value of technology in reducing child mortality.

By Elena Bridgers | 4 | Nov. 20, 2012
 
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Health

An Organizational Ethics Disaster

The New England Compounding Center meningitis case spotlights the tragic consequences of failed organizational ethics.

By Susan Liautaud | Nov. 16, 2012
 
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Health

System Change Through People Power

A look at how the Nova Scotia public health care system transformed from the inside out.

By Alan Moore | Sep. 11, 2012
 
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Food

Regionalizing US Food Systems

Exploring the role of regional models—takeaways from the University of Vermont’s first-ever food systems summit.

By Cynthia Belliveau | 2 | Aug. 23, 2012
 
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Global Issues

The Three R’s of the London Summer

An update on social innovation news and events from England's capital.

By Charmian Love | Aug. 13, 2012
 
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Environment

Disadvantaged Populations Feel the Heat

The connection between environmental quality and the predicament of disadvantaged populations is coming into ever-sharper relief.

By Karim Al-Khafaji | 8 | Aug. 3, 2012
 
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Philanthropy

Exploring Philanthropy and Impact Investing in China

A look at best practices between the US and China, and reflections from a recent Phoenix Global Impact trip.

By Jenna Nicholas | Jul. 27, 2012
 
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Nonprofits

Giving Wisely When Time is of the Essence

The importance of a nonprofit’s impact when choosing where to donate, and the top high-impact organizations working in international emergency response.

By Erinn Andrews | Jul. 23, 2012