In an industry where the “publish or perish” mentality is strongly engrained, collaboration is gaining traction and leading to better patient outcomes.
Why researchers and practitioners are shifting away from expensive new studies toward the effective synthesis of existing research.
Academic-humanitarian collaborations that mobilize rigorous scientific research can improve the effectiveness of aid efforts.
Reverse and frugal innovation approaches have their limits when it comes to health impact for the poor. We need more ways to provide high-quality, affordable products to low-income people.
There is no doubt that social change efforts are accelerated by data, but investing in high-quality, cutting-edge research alone isn’t enough to produce solutions. Funders and researchers have to invest more in translating research into action.