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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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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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Kemisola Bolarinwa is Paving the Way for African Women in Tech by Innovating in Women’s Health

In Africa, African Influence, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Kemisola Bolarinwa is a Nigerian bundle of female fire. She’s passionate and excited about using tech to innovate for impact and she’s started with a wearable to help detect breast cancer. She’s taken her own family experience and knowledge of the pain and death caused by this cancer and moved it into the lab where she has put her skills …

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HERA Gives Access to Free Healthcare Resources and Compliance Messaging to Refugees in Turkey

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Aral Sürmeli is a medical professional turned innovator and entrepreneur.  Though he’s received a good bit of his education in Harvard circles, Aral is using his knowledge and experience to create solutions to problems, particularly ones that impact the enormous refugee population in Turkey. Aral and the HERA team of 6 have been working steadily on developing and finetuning a …

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DKT International Making Huge Impact on Family Planning and Reproductive Health Worldwide

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In 2019, 48 million people received 2 years’ worth of reproductive health products making DKT International one of the world’s largest providers of family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, and safe abortion products and services.  The positive impact is on women’s health, less unwanted pregnancies, maternal deaths, and unsafe abortions.  In areas of the world where these occurrences are common and threatening …