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Bridging the Delivery Gap to Global Health

Bridging the Delivery Gap to Global Health

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Dean's Innovative Leader Series. Jim Yong Kim and Partners in Health are paradoxically suffering from their own success. They demonstrated over the past decade that it is possible to set up effective HIV and primary care clinics in such developing nations as Haiti, and that it's possible to cure multiple drug resistant tuberculosis. They even managed to persuade pharmaceutical companies to permit the production of generic, less expensive antiretroviral medicines so they could be affordable to the poorest people. But now, as billions of dollars flow into efforts to attack diseases that needlessly kill and maim the world's poor, we find ourselves "living in the middle of an implementation bottleneck," says Kim. Whether from the Gates or Clinton... Show More
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