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Innovations in health care policies and 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
 
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Technology & Design

Gaming with a Purpose

Serious games tap into the same culture of online friendship from social networking to fuel peer involvement and encourage collaboration around real-world challenges.

By William Brindley | Jul. 9, 2012