For parents of newborns with a rare heart disease, monitoring for subtle health changes is critical. Watch in this video how Microsoft technology brings to life the vision of Dr. Girish Shirali, creating a system where nurses and doctors can be brought into the home, virtually, even from hundreds of miles away.
In many parts of Nepal, the healthcare system is rudimentary. Watch in this Siemens video how Professor Ram Shrestha of Dhulikhel Hospital is tackling that challenge with a medical network based on the hub-and-spoke approach that ensures access to healthcare in the country's rural areas.
By 2030, the demand for fresh water is projected to outpace supply by almost 40%. With a goal of moving companies to net-zero water usage, Ecolab and Microsoft are taking on the world’s water challenges. Watch a short video to learn more.
In May 2016, around 100 innovative graduate students from universities across Bangladesh participated in an innovation incubator to develop prototypes that could solve problems affecting their country, from healthcare to transport and infrastructure to agriculture and more. Watch this World Bank video to see the 10 winning projects.
Working with community organizations, the city of Phoenix Family Services Centers provides respite for the homeless during the hot summer months. Learn more about the program in this video.
A “No Wrong Door” approach for human services simplifies and expedites how a case worker engages with a client who is seeking assistance. Learn more about the integrated solution in this Microsoft video.
IBM Health Corps is a global pro bono program that uses IBM cognitive tools and analytics to help partner organizations expand health access and services, and improve health systems and outcomes. Learn more in a short video.
In this short video, the World Bank explains how using impact evaluations can shed light on how effective programs are and help drive good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.
Bill Gates says that if he could pick just one thing to lower the price of to reduce poverty, he would pick energy. Learn more in this brief video.
To bring electricity to municipalities in South Africa, Itron introduced a prepay meter that made it easier for people to check their usage and save -- rather than having to wait until the end of the month to learn what they owe.