Topic : Healthcare Innovation

  • Laboratory assistant examines blood sample inside laboratory in Siliguri Forum Article

    Why an HIV vaccine and cure may not be far off

    An ounce of prevention, Benjamin Franklin famously said, is worth a pound of cure. But that is not always true when it… more

  • Professor Oldhafer prepares for liver surgery with support of tablet computer at Asklepios Hospital Hamburg-Barmbek Forum Event

    Digital will tear apart healthcare – and rebuild it

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Mark Pollock walking Young Global Leaders Article

    My robotic legs and the frontiers of innovation

    How do you lead in a crisis: a disaster on Mount Everest, an oil spill, a collapse trapping 33 Chilean miners… more

  • A laser-etched lead crystal glass artwork entitled Memory of a Brain Malformation is seen at an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London Forum Article

    Will we ever understand the human brain?

    Will we ever get our minds around the brain? We know what it’s made of (77% water, for a start) and how much it… more

  • Counterfeit steroids seized by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection is seen at the agency’s offices at John F. Kennedy Airport Social Entrepreneurs Event

    Fighting the scourge of fake medicines

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Graduate Student Yein Nam stains rodent Parkinsonian brain sections in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Forum Article

    How nanotech is changing your world

    The American engineer Eric Drexler, who coined the term nanotechnology in the 1980s, is not afraid of ambitious… more

  • To match Interview CHINA-HEALTH/ Forum Event

    How can China ensure healthcare for all?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • brain Forum Article

    A new way to understand the human brain: Interview

    Cutting edge techniques that use light waves to visualize and stimulate the brain could offer hope for sufferers of… more

  • liver cells Technology Pioneers Article

    How printable organs will change the future of medicine

    Over the past 20 years, annual spending on biopharma R & D has almost tripled to more than $50 billion. At the same… more

  • Registered Nurse Rebecca Moak poses for a photo in trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi Forum Article

    Lessons from China on universal healthcare

    Subsidized health insurance is unlikely to lead to Universal Health Coverage (UHC); insurance coverage doesn’t always… more

  • A worker inspects solar panels at a solar farm in Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province Technology Pioneers Article

    14 tech predictions for our world in 2020

    We asked our 2015 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world. From printable… more

  • A health inspection and quarantine researcher (L) demonstrates to customs policemen the symptoms of Ebola, at a laboratory at an airport in Qingdao Forum Article

    What can be done about the root cause of Ebola?

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or… more

  • A worker handles stock of medicine in the Pharmacie de la Sante Publique (Public Health Medicine) warehouse in Abidjan Forum Article

    The secret weapon in the fight against counterfeit drugs

    Millions of people die each year from infectious diseases like malaria, TB, HIV and diarrhoea, many of which have drug… more

  • Forum Article

    Four key facts about the Ebola crisis

    The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria)… more

  • Forum Article

    Why healthcare is coming closer to home

    Traditional healthcare systems are in trouble. In the OECD, costly hospitals and clinics dominate health services, and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Six ways social media can improve your health

    Social media has markedly changed the way people interact with their healthcare providers, changing the status quo when… more

  • Forum Article

    We’re killing the development of new drugs

    Pundits have long predicted that biology would dominate the 21st century, just as physics dominated the 20th century… more

  • Forum Event

    The future of healthcare in East Asia

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines