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Rebecca Richards-Kortum

NEST 360 receives $68M grant
8 months ago

NEST 360 receives $68M grant

NEST360°, a multi-institutional team of health experts, has received $68 million to fund the first phase of an eight-year project to cut newborn deaths in sub-Saharan hospitals by half. “Today, …
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MacArthur Foundation Gives $15 Million for NEST360°
3 years ago

MacArthur Foundation Gives $15 Million for NEST360°

NEST360°, an international team of engineers, doctors and global health experts, has won $15 million through the MacArthur Foundation’s inaugural 100&Change competition. Four finalists from a field of more …
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NEST360˚ Is Finalist for $100 Million MacArthur Grant
3 years ago

NEST360˚ Is Finalist for $100 Million MacArthur Grant

NEST360°, a visionary 10-year effort to save the lives of 500,000 African babies per year, is among four finalists for the MacArthur Foundation’s first 100&Change grant, the foundation announced …
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Reader Response: Winter 2017
3 years ago

Reader Response: Winter 2017

FROM THE LATEST ISSUE, I have noted several book titles that I intend to give to family members — yes, I still give books as gifts. I was most …
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Breathe Easy, Repeat
4 years ago

Breathe Easy, Repeat

The boy was minutes old and near death. His breath came in shallow, rapid gasps. His mother, Mary Nankwenya, knew something was terribly wrong. When her labor had begun several …
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