Over the past century, new technologies, innovation in delivery models, and increased government support have drastically transformed the health of human populations. Most people living in the developed world now live longer and healthier lives than ever before. Yet for the 1.29 billion people living on less than $1.25 per day, quality health care remains out of reach. The World Health Organization estimates that every year more than 7.6 million children under the age of 5 die and more than 1.7 …

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