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Global Health and Humanitarian Opportunity Program

Creating Sustainable Health and Humanitarian Solutions Across the Globe

Every day across the globe, dynamic interactions among social science, physical science, and humanitarian efforts affect the health and well-being of individuals and regional communities.  By improving the success of these interactions, the Global Health and Humanitarian Opportunity program aims to create significant gains in global health that enable long-term societal progress and sustainability.

Program Description

This program is designed to create and support ventures with diverse funding opportunities by operating through a public-private, multidisciplinary “incubator” based structure that promotes diverse, interdisciplinary interactions and partnerships between individuals and groups from the university, public, and corporate sectors.
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MEDSINC: Our goal for the Medical Evaluation and Diagnostic System for Infants, Newborns, and Children (MEDSINC) is to provide a non-invasive point-of-care clinical assessment and diagnostic system, implemented through community healthcare workers, to globally expand pediatric-specific healthcare to children in resource poor countries and reduce under-5 mortality, morbidity, and burden of disease.
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Want to get involved? We encourage you to reach out to us if you are interested in participating in an ongoing program project, expanding an existing project, or in developing a new global health/humanitarian venture that is in line with the program’s mission.
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