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Power in pivoting with Jacob Lief of Ubuntu Education Fund

Akash Ghai interviews Jacob Lief, who explains why he set up Ubuntu – and how pivoting from the money trail has allowed for a greater impact. The post Power in pivoting with Jacob Lief of Ubuntu Education Fund appeared first on WhyDev Blog.

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Bill Gates Discusses Disease Prevention, Medical R&D, U.S. Global Health In STAT Interview

STAT: Philanthropist Bill Gates talks public health, biotech, and the race for the White House “…Gates, 60, is arguably Harvard’s most famous dropout, but he was back in Boston on Thursday to speak at the opening session of the American Society of Microbiology’s annual scientific conference, Microbe. Before that event, Gates met at a downtown…More

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Fancy being our next Fellow?

Thinking of applying for our fellowship scheme? Hear what our previous fellow, Prue Allen, has to say about her experience. The post Fancy being our next Fellow? appeared first on WhyDev.

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Out of sight, out of mind

Our fellow, Michela Magni, shares one determined woman’s success story, and discusses how the Cambodian government continues to fail women. The post Out of sight, out of mind appeared first on WhyDev.

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Global Health NOW Interviews Former WHO Communications Director Christy Feig

Global Health NOW: Christy Feig Q&A: Exit Interview, Part I “…Timely and accurate communications are essential, says Christy Feig, who recently stepped down as WHO’s director of communications after six years. Feig, now a vice president with Global Health Strategies, shares her lessons learned and her reflections on Ebola and Zika in this exit interview…More

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Global scabies control: An interview with Andrew Steer and Lucia Romani

Andrew Steer is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and a senior researcher at the University of Melbourne and Read More

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Eliminating Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Around The World [Interview]

To ensure immunization access, equity, and sustainability, vaccines must remain a top priority for governments across the globe.

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An Interview with Pascale Cossart

Charles Ebikeme interviews Pascale Cossart of the Institut Pasteur on the occasion of her receipt of the Women in Science Award at FEBS-EMBO 2014. On September 2, Pascale Cossart received the Women in Science Award at the Federation of European … Continue reading »The post An Interview with Pascale Cossart appeared first on Speaking of Medicine.

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Philanthropy should be society’s risk capital

I wrote about the irony that a Wall Street banker can make a bigger impact on the world with his/her donations than an aid worker. In fact, the dichotomy between international development and the financial sector may not be so great. Below is Part I of an interview with Scott Lawson, CEO of SOW Asia […][This is the RSS feed for Tomorrow Global, written by Lorea Russell, Danielle Parsons, and Alanna Shaikh]

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Want to start a nonprofit? You are not alone…

… and that may not be a great thing. Learn from someone who started a nonprofit that failed. Below is an interview with Chelsea Whittle, MSc, Global Health. Chelsea is a Program Specialist at the Duke University Developing World Healthcare Technology Lab. (Disclosure: Chelsea is my friend and former colleague.) What’s your advice to others who want to start a nonprofit?

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BBC Click hosts FrontlineSMS as we launch Version 2

Photograph of the reception desk at the BBC's Nairobi studios (credit: @laurawhudson) BBC Click aired an interview with FrontlineSMS founder Ken Banks and its CEO Laura Walker Hudson, on June 12th 2012. To listen in on the interview, please click here. On Tuesday June 12th, we celebrated the release of FrontlineSMS Version 2 at launch events in Nairobi, Kenya and Washington D.C., US. The London launch event is set for Monday June 18th and is expected to attract an audience of donors, partners, users, and journalists, and will include talks from FrontlineSMS users, Ken, Laura, and one of our most significant donors, the Omidyar Network.

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‘Science Speaks’ Interviews Director Of Multilateral Diplomacy At OGAC

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MobileActive.org Interview with Apala Lahiri Chavan on Contextual…

MobileActive.org interviewed Apala Lahiri Chavan, an expert in Design for Emerging Markets. She is the current Chief Oracle and Innovator of Human Factors International.

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National Geographic: Interview

The following interview – “Solving eco challenges with grassroots messaging” – was given to the National Geographic website last autumn. It’s republished here after it turned out to be one of the most comprehensive to date – covering everything from the role of anthropology in mobiles-for-development, the environmental impact of mobile phones and the thinking behind FrontlineSMS .

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