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

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$1,544,960

Region

Asia, Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

CAMBODIA, INDIA, INDONESIA, Laos, PERU, United States

Commitment by

The Lemelson Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

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