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Dr. Shelly Batra
May 29, 2015
In 2005, I took a strategic decision. Much as I loved surgery, I shifted my focus to Tuberculosis, (TB). While I faced criticism and jeers from...
Cristina Navarrete Moreno
March 19, 2015
Fostering partnerships, relationships and collaboration is crucial to “opening the door” to scaling innovative solutions from social...
Dr. Parveez Ubed
February 19, 2015
I graduated from the Government Medical College in Guwahati (Assam) in the summer of 2007 as an ophthalmologist. I was confident that I would...
Alexandra Endara
February 5, 2015
Once a week, Don Francisco, a coffee grower in rural Bolivia, travels by foot for 50kms to the closest town, so that he can use the only computer...
Rania Salah Seddik
November 3, 2014
My father was a pharmacist in Giza, Egypt, with a number of pharmacies dotted throughout the city.
Blythe Nicole Kladney
October 17, 2014
Afsar Ali and the five members of his family live in a cramped two bedroom apartment in Patna, the largest city in India’s poorest region of...
Dr. Shelly Batra
May 28, 2014
Back in the 1970s, I was a medical student ready to take on the world. We had a student exchange program, where students from across the world...
Cristina Navarrete Moreno
May 13, 2014
One year ago, Kumar began renting out 40 Selco solar-powered batteries to the people living in his slum community in the heart of Bangalore.