Genome sharing through an open information sharing platform presents an unprecedented opportunity for the future precision of medicine and health for the worldwide community
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The Government of Rwanda (GOR) has registered some of history's most remarkable gains in economic growth, healthcare, and education. As an early adopter of technology, the GOR has welcomed the advent 3-D printing as a sustainable solution to major public issues. In this essay, I outline achievements primarily in the health sector and several paths forward to realize the potential of additive manufacturing in this rapidly emerging economic context.
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Can DHL use digital innovation to take advantage of the $13.4bn market opportunity in pharmaceutical cold chain logistics?
Isolationism & global health: an artificial zero-sum game that no one can win
Since becoming the focus of one of the WHO’s 8 Millennium Development Goals, malaria rates have rapidly declined. Will climate change threaten to reverse that trend?
A look at how large healthcare companies are dealing with climate change and its effects.
Partners Healthcare is adjusting for climate change through changing operational designs of hospitals, implementing sustainable programs, and raising awareness of patient impact from climate change.
Jana Care is an early stage medical technology company leveraging connected devices to address the global diabetes epidemic.