StrongMinds looks to break the cycle of depression for women in Uganda and beyond.
Health Innovations in health care policies and programs
The world’s poor and low-income countries need greater access to modern energy solutions, including clean-burning fossil fuels for household use.
In an environment of declining aid budgets dwarfed by pools of private capital, some decades-old donor organizations are turning to market-based tools to address global health challenges.
While a national effort to eliminate open defecation across India still has a long way to go, a variety of local and regional efforts aimed specifically at changing behavioral norms are pointing the way forward.
Autonomous technologies can support social services programs, but delivery must always be centered around people.
Platforms that provide a way for patients, caregivers, and health care staff to share stories and develop solutions across the health system are disrupting traditional hierarchies in medicine.
The youth movement against gun violence in America opens doors to a more constructive narrative that advances both gun violence prevention and the promotion of mental health.
Global health has brushed aside human dignity—it’s time to place patients at the core.
A case study on igniting a social movement and engaging an entire community in creating a culture that supports health and wellbeing.
North Carolina’s Project Lazarus has brought harm-reduction principles to Appalachia to address the opioid addiction crisis.
Alia, the new online benefits tool from National Domestic Workers Alliance, helps house cleaners accrue contributions from their clients to purchase insurance and receive paid time off.
Project Solidify, a collaborative two-year-long effort started by the European Forum for Urban Security, aims to assist in the implementation and sustainability of supervised injection sites throughout Europe.
The director of the Rice 360° Institute for Global Health at Rice University explains how participating in the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition helped transform her organization.
These five examples of large investments demonstrate the enormous impact they can have on the world’s most pressing problems.