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Delivering Health Care to the Global Poor: Solving the Accessibility Problem


  • Marc J. Epstein

    (Marc J. Epstein is Distinguished Research Professor of Management at Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and an expert on sustainability, governance, performance measurement, and accountability in both corporations and nonprofit organizations. He is working in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and South America on microfinance, entrepreneurship, and education, and on commercializing and disseminating low-cost health technologies. All the students in his MBA course travel with him to Rwanda or Liberia to work on commercializing health technologies for the poor.)

  • Eric G. Bing

    (Eric G. Bing is the Director of Global Health at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas, and Endowed Professor of Global Health at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles. He has developed and implemented disease surveillance, prevention, care, treatment, and research programs in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America. In his current position he partners with others to turn innovative ideas into practical health-care solutions that can be tested, implemented, and scaled, and focuses on social entrepreneurship and women's and family health issues in developing countries.)


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  • Marc J. Epstein & Eric G. Bing, 2011. "Delivering Health Care to the Global Poor: Solving the Accessibility Problem," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 6(2), pages 117-141, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:6:y:2011:i:2:p:117-141

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