A cohort of startups is building new, scalable, and cost-effective solutions that can help enhance health care knowledge and mitigate medical risks throughout the region.
Drawing on extensive field research and surveys, Lasker suggests several ways to make international health volunteering more effective.
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In Senegal, where many believe contraception is inconsistent with Islamic values, religious leaders can play an important role in improving reproductive health statistics.
Nudging biotech startups to tackle diseases of the developing world.
Increasing supplies and cutting prices for contraceptives without spending a dime.
Ariadne Labs, founded by Atul Gawande, seeks to improve outcomes by getting health-care organizations to adopt proven interventions.
Good reasons for a bad investment in a low-cost HIV test.
How a broad bet on a biotech company paid off in promising drugs for neglected diseases.
The cofounder of AOL looks at the Internet's potential to transform the social sector, on issues from healthcare to food access.