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Pakistan's Virtual Maternal Health Clinic

When doctor Sara Khurram became pregnant, her life was not the only one that changed. Dr. Khurram lives in Pakistan and as the founder of the first virtual clinic in the country, she is also changing the lives of many other women. Read on

D-Rev Creates Simple Solutions to Big Problems

The high tech wizards from D-Rev design vital medical equipment for those people who live on less than four dollars a day. What does that include? A milling machine, a laser cutting machine, a 3D printer and a climate chamber made out of a wine refrigerator to test the effects of moisture, temperature or sand on prototypes. Read on

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Mobile Technology and Sustainable Development

With mobile devices becoming cheaper and network coverage growing stronger, the uptake of mobile technology is still on an upward swing. Given the ubiquity of mobile phones and their use among a broad cross-section of the global population, many creative thinkers are harnessing the potential of mobile technology to bridge knowledge gaps, alleviate poverty and help our environment. Read on