A vast array of diversity colors the world, but people are generally united by one “universal yearning: to enjoy healthy lives," writes Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
This global health-themed issue includes an array of stories that highlight collaborative problem-solving efforts in global health—like the ones that helped Michele Barry, director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health, and her colleagues rebuild Zimbabwe’s medical education system in the 1980s.
In the issue:
- Former World Bank leader Jim Yong Kim discusses tackling poverty through education and health care investments.
- An epidemiologist elucidates the challenges of convincing kiln operators to convert to cleaner technologies
- A pair Biodesign fellows invent a resuscitation device to help newborns breathe on their own