Category: Innovation

Getting life-saving medicines from the sky

A medical drone on a test flight in Rwanda. Photo: UPS. Kevin Etter, UPS, and Moz Siddiqui, Gavi The Rwandan government will soon use drones to deliver life-saving blood supplies and rabies vaccines to health workers in the western half of the East African...

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Boosting Immunity, One Click at a Time

Ian Roe, Content Strategist at I Boost Immunity  If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard the phrase “likes don’t save lives”. It’s a stark call out of our online culture – liking and sharing articles can make us feel better, but it often doesn’t directly change a...

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STEP-ping up to share skills and save lives

Emily Loud, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance A pneumococcal vaccine is prepared in Kenya. Photo: Gavi/Evelyn Hockstein. “There is a lot to manage to make sure children are vaccinated in Kenya. With hard to reach areas, inadequate transport and high turnover of workers, I used to wonder how we were going to keep everything going.” In her work as a community nurse, Lucy Wanjiku saw the damage done by preventable diseases, and wanted to do something about...

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I am the donation

Kevin Etter, UPS & Gavi Adding a TED Talk to your resume is a great opportunity. Breaking through philanthropic paradigms to have something to talk about during your TED Talk is...

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