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Laying the Foundations to Overcome Needless Blindness in Ghana

Dr. Geoffrey Tabin is galvanized by the promise of possibility as Himalayan Cataract Project’s primary partner in Ghana presents two initiatives that will transform Ghana’s eyecare system and accelerate reversing needless blindness. Read More
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Created With and Led by the Global Medical Community

Human Dx is bringing America’s leading medical societies, boards, health systems, academic and community centers together to build the world’s online medial system, according to its Director of Medicine Seiji Hayashi. Read More
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Being a Part of – Not Apart From – Communities Where We Work

Catholic Relief Services’ Shannon Senefeld knows dialogue with parents, faith leaders, community organizations, and service providers is crucial to understanding their perspective on family care options. Read More
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Hope for the Missing Link

Rice 360°’s Queen Dube knows how to care for sick newborns. Dube and her physician partners agree, the missing link to saving more babies’ lives is the technology. Read More
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Engaging the Community to Reach One Billion with Nutritious Crops

HarvestPlus’ novel idea to fortify staple food crops required input and buy-in from agriculture and health scientists, governments, and most importantly farmers, because biofortification won't grow, literally or figuratively, without them says CEO Bev Postma. Read More
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Technology Empowering Communities to Expose Toxic Air Pollution

The Community Empowerment Project by Earthworks is putting infrared camera technology in the hands of people affected by oil and gas development to detect leaks and chronic pollution of gasses including methane, a contributor to global ... Read More
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A Vision for All of Africa

Leveraging its experience, The Carter Center’s CEO Mary Ann Peters said it is determined to eliminate, not just control, river blindness in Nigeria, as it has done in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Guatemala. Read More
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Broken in the Warm Heart of Africa

Maria Oden watched her newborn daughter cling to life with the help of technology which motivated the Rice University bioengineer to help develop a suite of rugged, simple technologies to save lives of Malawi newborns. Read More