Tag Archives: public health

Atypical Partnerships Lead to Breakthroughs in Global Health–with Barbara Bush

Global Health Corps was born from frustration alchemized into opportunity. It was the gripping frustration that despite sufficient knowledge and treatment, millions of people continued without care, which left Barbara Bush looking for solutions–solutions she found, in part, in a growing cohort of educated graduates and young professionals keen to confront the problems they saw. […]

Lessons In Social Enterprise From Dr. Condom

Mechai Viravaidya didn’t start out as a social entrepreneur. He began as a businessman with a freshly granted MBA who realized his country’s situation–Thailand–would never grow economically if its population explosion couldn’t be tamed. ┬áMechai’s understanding that economic development was ultimately tied to population control led him to create the Population Community Development Association (ironically, […]