In a world devastated by war, cyber-attacks, disease, and natural disasters, over half the global population cannot obtain essential health services. The most vulnerable among us are often pushed into poverty by out-of-pocket medical costs, or left to die from preventable diseases. Rebooting Global Health: Changing How We Approach Health Technology follows trailblazing medical workers, health organizations, community leaders, and entrepreneurs who believe technology just might hold the lifesaving solution.
Go beyond case studies to explore how real-world collaborations and state-of-the-art technologies can and do improve outcomes for the world's ailing healthcare systems.
- In Syria, a paramedic loses his leg in the line of duty, then collaborates to produce affordable 3D printing of prosthetics for refugees.
- In Malawi, a budding entrepreneur responds to a deep, personal loss by turning discarded electronics into a revolutionary Electrocardiogram (ECG).
- In Rwanda, an American entrepreneur collaborates with the local government to turn autonomous drones into airborne blood couriers to save lives on operating tables.
Through insightful research and authentic, boots-on-the-ground storytelling, Rebooting Global Health places your finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing entrepreneurial ecosystem, then empowers you with practical steps to improve collaboration within your workplace. Let us work together to find innovative technological solutions to pressing global health challenges.