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A Mother and Child Centric Approach to Nutrition: Systems Thinking for Public Healthcare

Our public healthcare system, all its policies, programs and designs, seem to be targeted primarily at the mother and the child- the end beneficiaries at whose welfare the system is aimed. While this way of thinking and designing may seem … Continue reading

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An Innovation that Changed People’s Life

An innovative idea changed many lives in the country of Bangladesh where people did not have access to electricity or telephone, and the nearest health-care facility was hours away. Education in such a situation remained a dream. Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha, … Continue reading

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Designing Communication Strategies to Improve Healthcare Practices

In February 2011, CKS worked with WHP (World Health Partners) on a project that aimed to promote better rural health practices in Bihar by introducing Telemedicine Provision Centres (TPCs) around the state. TPCs allow rural health care practitioners, who may … Continue reading

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Does Innovation amount to Impatient Optimism?

The Gates Foundation is slowly growing into a powerful global force driving innovation around the world. Its health and developmental agendas have gradually be revised and realigned into a framework that increasingly blends improving the world with doing new things … Continue reading

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