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Women's and Children's Health: A New Global Investment Framework

An additional investment of $30 billion per year in countries with high maternal and child mortality rates could prevent approximately 5 million maternal deaths and 147 million child deaths by 2035, according to a study by ... Read More

"In Search of Meaningful Work"

West Virginia Public Broadcasting
D. Holmes Morton , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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Insuring the Uninsured: Evaluating the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

The brief evaluates the Office of Oregon Health Policy and Research’s Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, which expanded Medicaid coverage to a limited number of individuals selected by a lottery. Read More

"When Checklists Work and When They Don’t"

The Incidental Economist
Atul Gawande , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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Assessing the Impact of Maternal Deaths in Kenya

A woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth every two hours in Kenya, according to a new report from MacArthur grantees Family Care International and the International Center for Research on Women, and the KEMRI-CDC Research and ... Read More

"Shine Lecturer Sidney Wolfe: FDA’s Drug Review Process is Broken"

Boston University School of Public Health
Sidney M. Wolfe , 1990 MacArthur Fellow
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