Commitment to Action

Human Health Innovations

Commitment by

The Lemelson Foundation

In 2008, the Lemelson Foundation committed $1,104,600 to fund the testing of human health innovation distribution models focused on delivering products and services to underprivileged people in Asia, Latin America, and North America. In collaboration with both non-profit and for-profit partners, the Lemelson Foundation is financing these projects through grants. To date, the foundation has delivered products and services to 20 hospitals in Cambodia and Laos, and 42 doctors and nurses have received training on technologies and intensive neonatal care.

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Commitment

Human Health Innovations

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

4 years

Region

Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Northern America

Countries

Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Laos, Peru, United States of America

Commitment by

The Lemelson Foundation

Partner(s)

Sound World Solutions, Stanford University, East Meets West Foundation, Yayasan Inovasi Teknologi, Institute Pertanian Bogor, Rural Innovations Network, The International Potato Center, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Grupo de Apoyo al Sector Rural, Non-profit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team (NESsT), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras