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Anand Nair
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It was an enlightening and inspiring experience visiting and witnessing success stories of student-led consulting projects in underprivileged communities (villages) in Panama. These projects are facilitated by Global Brigades, an international non-profit that uniquely implements a holistic model to meet a community’s health and economic goals (https://www.globalbrigades.org/). The projects include establishment of internationally recognized community-owned banks in some of the country’s most under resourced, rural communities, micro-financing ventures created and run by indigenous tribes, helping these ventures succeed by offering hands-on business solutions, and providing healthcare to underprivileged communities (https://www.globalbrigades.org/countries/panama/). Continue reading
First-Aid, Rapid Response Drone in India Continue reading
Africa's first drone 'Air Corridor’ - A partnership initiative by UNICEF and Zipline Continue reading
Aerial blood sample deliveries in Norway Continue reading
Strengthening land rights and supply chain for farmers Continue reading
We owe it to children to keep them safe at school. We cannot ask our children to both look to the future while simultaneously ducking for cover Continue reading
Nature is a powerful genetic resource Continue reading
Five young Africans are revolutionizing agriculture and medicine with their inventions. Continue reading
A quarter of all modern medicines come from tropical forest plants like the ones these indigenous activists are protecting deep in the Amazon rainforest. Continue reading
USAID’s prefabricated, solar-powered, and air-conditioned warehouses to hold lifesaving medicines Continue reading
Since launching in April, the first drone delivery base has made more than 1,300 aerial deliveries, delivered more than 7,000 critical and emergency medicines to patients Continue reading
Is the digital divide hampering the malaria response in Africa? Continue reading
Impact investing: a new way to fund cures for cancer Continue reading
A public procurement project managed by UNDP has lowered the cost of medicines for treating Hepatitis C & HIV patients across Kazakhstan & Ukraine Continue reading
Interview with the Director of Supply Chain - WFP Continue reading
WFP’s 2018 Annual Supply Chain Report Continue reading
In Lebanon, WFP’s supply chain unit works with 450 shops to: remove market inefficiencies, improve access to shops, lower prices, improve shopping experiences. Continue reading
Blockchain to document the journey of tuna through the supply chain? Continue reading
International School Meals Day - WFP’s freshly-prepared school meals in Syria and its effect on everyone across the supply chain Continue reading
How Jordan’s health system paves the way for its successful vaccination program Continue reading
60% of the world’s diamonds come from Africa but its supply chain struggles with tax abuses Continue reading