Epidemiologists show that testing all adults for HIV in India would overall save money. Economist http://econ.st/11CuhmQ
Sanitation Solutions provides cheap sanitary napkins to women in India as well as microenterprise opportunities. Dell Social Innovation Challenge finalist 2011. http://bit.ly/10IpDZ7
Study after study shows the "marriage advantage" for good health. Nice synopsis in NY Times Magazine: http://nyti.ms/drLsQD
The Sguig Chair is squishy and bouncy to promote "active sitting" (aka exercise) in the workplace. A NYTimes "best idea 2007" winner. http://bit.ly/6pn1zS
VaxTrac uses biometrics to keep track of which vaccines need to be given to whom. Changemakers winning idea http://bit.ly/sD2b12
Oxford researchers have developed a new "Multidimensional Poverty Index" (MPI) which measures not just income, but other life factors (health, education, living standards) that define poverty. Economist Magazine http://econ.st/ZZjdQP
Georgetown University professors ran an experiment placing stickers in Kenyan microbuses encouraging passengers to complain if drivers are being reckless. Insurance claims dropped 60% compared to a control group. Foreign Policy http://atfp.co/1a8jk4Q
Vaccine thermos stays cold for a month. Wired Magazine feature http://wrd.cm/1b6s5gU .
A plastic $1.50 retrofit on pit latrines blocks bugs which spread disease. Popular Science Innovation 2013. http://bit.ly/1iqRjcR
Biome Solutions describes how to make a functioning water filter out of a two liter bottle.
Joyce Banda, President of Malawi, has made maternal health a priority - including designing and building 150 dignified, light-filled maternal waiting homes. http://bit.ly/1ouE3Ee