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Innovation Prevents Noncommunicable Diseases

  According to the WHO, noncommunicable diseases (NCD), primarily cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, are responsible for 63% of all deaths worldwide. 80% of NCD deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. While the mortality rate remains high, NCDs are preventable through effective interventions that tackle shared risk factors. Peter Piot, Director…

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Disruption in Healthcare Doesn’t Work

Entrepreneurs love the concept of disruption in the market. Silicon Valley defines “disruption” as a simpler, cheaper or more convenient alternative to an existing system or product. When it comes to delivering quality healthcare in the developing world, disruption simply isn’t the answer. Dr. Caroline Buckee said it best in her Boston Globe Op-ed: “When…

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C2C Founder, Elizabeth Sheehan, Featured by Ellevate Women’s Network

C2C is delighted to share that Founder Elizabeth Sheehan was recently featured by Ellevate Network in this week’s Member Spotlight.  Ellevate is a global, professional network of women dedicated to the economic engagement of women worldwide. Enjoy the full Spotlight below! We are pleased to spotlight Elizabeth Sheehan. Elizabeth has two decades of experience delivering…

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C2C’s Clinic in Namibia Receives Presidential Visit!

Namibian President, Hifikepunye Pohamba, recently visited C2C’s clinic in Namibia’s Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC) near the city of Swakopmund. The President enjoyed spending time with Sister Elago, C2C’s Community Education Program Coordinator, as well as with Ministry of Health clinical staff members and clinic patients, too! C2C is delighted to have President Pohamba’s support and…

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