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The First Mile Innovation Challenge - Deadline: Jan 10 2017

The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) at Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Global Health and GE Healthcare have launched the next round of the #FirstMileChallenge and are calling for innovative solutions that can address critical challenges in global primary care with a focus on #maternalhealth, #cardiac care and #safesurgery. They will be awarding $25k USD for the best technology/solution that address clinical hardships in global primary care. Read more. Find out more about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

CAMTech and GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions announce The First Mile Innovation Challenge to crowdsource innovative technologies/solutions that directly address clinical or community hardships in global primary care. These innovations should impact communities and individuals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with a focus on: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Cardiac Health, Safe Surgery.

  • Africa:   Tackling the First Mile of Care

    GE Africa, 15 November 2016

    A challenge to the global health community to help crowdsource ideas to address some of the largest problems facing global primary care today. Read more »