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Matching Realism with Aspiration: Challenges and Successes in the Use of Technology for Global Health

Why is it important to bring practical expectations to any discussion about technology’s potential to aid in global health? In this Technologies for Health Roundtable, three leaders—from academia, and the nonprofit and private sectors—address this question and more, including the challenges of introducing a new health technology to a rural community and examples of successful projects.

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Matching Realism with Aspiration: Challenges and Successes in the Use of Technology for Global Health