Ilyse Stempler COO of Open Development, a Round 6 Saving Lives at Birth grantee, shares her experience participating in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Eight years ago, Dr. Thomas Burke, a physician from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, was approached by the leaders of a multi-donor trust fund in South Sudan. He was tasked to come up with an innovative way to address emergency health conditions at the community level.
Six years ago, clinical neonatologist Donna Brezinski was taking care of a set of jaundiced twins in a small community hospital in northeastern Massachusetts.
Originally posted on JSI's The Pump New technologies and innovations are quickly changing the way we approach maternal and newborn health promotion, prevention, and treatment.
Written by: Laura Sampath, VentureWell Cross-posted: VentureWellYou’re smart, you’re aware of the challenges in global health, and you might even have an idea for a new technology that could address a need. Take a look at these six tips for global health innovators—they may help you plan out your next steps with greater clarity.
Clune, Karen (GH/AA/GHI)
 The sixth annual DevelopmentXChange is next week! The annual DevelopmentXChange challenges global problem-solvers, entrepreneurs, scientists, and innovators to develop and scale their transformational solutions to improve maternal and newborn survival and address the needs of the poorest and hardest-to-reach communities around the world. After receiving roughly 650 applications, this culminating event concludes a five-month review process where 50 finalists will join 54 current Saving Lives at Birth grantees.
Vinesh Kapil
 Join us for our #SavingLivesAtBirth Twitter chat on Jan. 20!
Vinesh Kapil
Posted on July 27, 2015 by Marissa Chmiola