Author Archives: Jesus Zayas

Nobel Prize Winner Sets Sights on Fixing U.S. Healthcare

Having heard Clay Christensen expound on disruptive innovation, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that change always comes from outside of incumbent players. While health orgs are dooming their innovation to failure or dither by not taking any meaningful action, it’s notable that a Nobel Peace Prize winner sees an opportunity to fix a critical portion of the U.S. healthcare system. As any good entrepreneur would do, Yunus identified an unmet need and so Grameen created an offering tailored to their target customers.  Click here to read the full article on Forbes.

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Nobel Prize winner brings affordable health care to the U.S.

Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus is no stranger to innovative ideas. He’s the founder of the Grameen bank, a bank in Bangladesh that won the 2006 Peace Prize for helping to reduce poverty. He joins Erin Burnett OutFront with a new idea and he says it will fix the American health care system.

Click here to watch the video directly from CNN’s website.

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WHO report highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions’

New clinical and policy guidelines launched to guide health sector response

News release

20 JUNE 2013 | GENEVA - Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. Continue reading

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