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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
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Inspiration for our Work

Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, shares how recently seeing a team of Ethiopian doctors, nurses, and trainees restore sight to nearly 900 blind people reminded him of the Himalayan Cataract Project’s origins. Read More
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Changing the Way We Care About Children

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Vice President Shannon Senefeld shares how scaling up its support for children living in institutions, mainly orphanages, was the clear choice for CRS’ 100&Change proposal. Read More
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Assessing Maternal Mortality in India

A report by Sahayog, a MacArthur grantee, documents the stories of women in marginalized communities across India who did not survive pregnancy. Read More
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Reviewing Abortion Laws in India

A report by Ipas takes an in-depth look at India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and related laws, which govern abortion services. Read More

"The Accidental Ethicist"

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Marc Edwards, 2007 MacArthur Fellow
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