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Dr. Ismail Badjie May Have Launched the Best Solution for Wellness and Healthcare in The Gambia

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Blessing EnofeLeave a Comment

Dr. Ismail Badjie is not your usual pharmacist. He has several years under his belt running a well-managed community pharmacy in the US, an experience that gave him the inspiration to take wellness and patient care back to his homeland in The Gambia in a very innovative way. He literally takes it to their door. A well-traveled young man, Badjie …

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Marissa Fayer on Women’s Health and Women’s Innovation Funding Opportunities

In Funding, Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Marissa Fayer is the Founder/CEO of HERhealthEQ based in the US. Her work spans many projects in several countries but focuses on women’s health. Along with sourcing hospital equipment for re-use in hospitals and women’s clinics in areas of the world where needed, she also conducts screening events for women-centric diseases, like breast and cervical cancers. She now adds …

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Angela Unufe-Kennedy Takes Innovative Solutions to the Source of Impact

In Africa, Health, Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Dr. Angela Unufe-Kennedy is the Founder of the Migrant & Minority Disability Network Europe and the CEO of MENÀ Humanitarian and Healthcare Awareness Foundation (AFRICA).  She is a leader in creating and facilitating innovative solutions where she sees the gaps to be filled. Relentless in her pursuit of solving communications issues between migrants and health professionals, she started an …

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Maya Shetreat Makes Healing Options More Visible for All

In Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   Maya Shetreat, MD, took her conventional medical background into natural medicine about the time her son’s chronic illness created the open door for research in the space. Her experience pushed her further into exploring the healing properties of plants, herbs, and even crystals. Now considered an expert by many in the space, she shares with Frontrunners Innovate Producer …

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Genya Dana is Helping to Prove the Genomics Diagnostic Role in Disease Prevention

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Dr. Genya Dana believes that diagnostic capability is the best factor in the prevention of devastating diseases and is proving the weight of genomics as a great vehicle for diagnosis. Genya has extensive experience in the science of genomics and is also an experienced policy expert and negotiator at strategically managing complex systems to bring innovation to the forefront. …

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Toku Eyes Answers: What if an Eye Scan Could Diagnose Heart Disease?

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Ehsan Vaghefi is the Founder and CEO of Toku Eyes, headquartered in New Zealand. And, the answer to the title of this video is “it can.” Ehsan and the Toku team have innovated an easy, affordable, accessible means of scanning the back of the eye to secure valuable diagnostic health information that could change the course of a patient’s …

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David Wofford and the UN Foundation are Working Toward Improved Accessible Workplace Healthcare

In equality, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   David Wofford serves in the capacity of Senior Director at the UN Foundation with his current work wrapped around equitable workplace healthcare through the Universal Access Project and the corporate policies that have widespread impact potential. He talks with Frontrunners Innovate, Mary Kurek, about the Universal Access Project’s goals and what we can expect from the Foundation and …

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Moses Busher Coordinates Life-Changing Support for Villagers in Malawi

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Diasaster, Education, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   Ambassador Moses Davide Busher is the Regional Director for Africa (stationed in Malawi) for the Yorghas Foundation, which is headquartered in Poland. The organization focuses on women’s maternal health, human rights for youth and women, and proper education. Most recently, though, Busher tells us of critical needs following floods in Malawi. They’ve been able to provide basics for …

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Amir Dossal Connects WEF and UN with Global Healthcare as a Unifying Priority

In Diplomat, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Amir Dossal is the Pres. and CEO of the Global Partnerships Forum who was recently appointed as a Distinguished Fellow with the World Economic Forum (WEF) with a focus on global healthcare. Along with serving as a Commissioner for the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development co-established by ITU and UNESCO, he serves as Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chair for Blockchain …