Every system is perfectly designed to obtain the results it produces. Ours produces poor outcomes, inadequate access and great inefficiency.
A button-sized tag on an infant’s bracelet is improving accuracy and speeding results in a pneumonia study in Pakistan.
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Sewing seeds of transformation.
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The solution to meeting the public health workforce crisis comes down to money.
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