Daily Archives: June 10, 2011

Mobile health offers hope to patients in Africa

Experts gathered for Africa‘s first mobile health summit on Tuesday hailed the use of phone technology as a new frontier in improving patient care in poor countries. But a government minister in South Africa, which is hosting the summit, called for caution over … Continue reading

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Cures are wonderful, but prevention would be even better

Doune Porter from PATH reports from Sierra Leone, where diseases such as diarrhea, pneumonia and malaria, often combined with malnutrition, take the heaviest toll on young children. In this piece, she shares the story of single mom Aisha and her baby, … Continue reading

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Infographic: The Opportunity Gap

The opportunity gap disproportionately impacts students of color who come from low-income backgrounds. The demographic inequalities black and Hispanic students in the United States face in comparison to their white peers put them at a disadvantage before they even enter … Continue reading

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