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The Future of Telemedicine

We can extend the reach of healthcare to the home, as well as under-served areas.

Growing up in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, I saw firsthand that where you live is often the single greatest determinant of health and life expectancy. In Brazil, 75 percent of the population does not have private health insurance. Long lines at outdated public health clinics for the most basic services are a normal part of everyday […]

3 Wishes in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Through awareness and early detection, we can save lives.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the Blue Star represents the continued fight against the sickness. It’s a unifying symbol for a community of survivors, caregivers, advocates and champions like Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), the Mayo Clinic, UPS, Exact Sciences, American Cancer Society, the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and others joining forces for […]

3 Changes for Women and Business in 2019

To accelerate the pace of change in workplace gender equality, business can implement and scale solutions to reach more women.

We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow. The most recent World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap report found that it will take another 200 years […]

Tech Must Embrace Teamwork to Transform the World

When working to solve worldwide problems, we must first act locally and then scale those solutions globally.

Despite the proliferation of technology once only dreamed of in science fiction movies, our world still faces age-old problems – from poverty and hunger to pollution and diseases. In fact, 1.2 billion people have no access to electricity, and more than 3 billion people live in poverty on less than $2.50 a day. On top of that, one in […]

A Breakthrough Moment for Women in Global Trade

If we’re serious about inclusion, we must help more women take their business global.

More than 1 million people celebrated the first large-scale International Women’s Day event in 1911, when citizens across Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland gathered to mark social, economic, cultural and political progress for women. Flash forward more than a century, and now there are nearly 10 million women-owned small businesses, according to the International Trade […]