This Week's Top Stories
July 12, 2019
Eshaan Patheria , a Harvard College alumnus, joined Gram Vikas in 2018 to oversee the renewal of a solar micro-grid in Maligaon, India — a project that will boost the community's energy sustainability, improve livelihoods, and eliminate the chance of months-long blackouts.
Last year, Saving 9 was a runner-up in the Mittal Institute's Seed for Change competition. We recently caught up with them to learn about their progress in developing a groundbreaking ambulatory system in the rural community of Pind Begwal, Pakistan, where access to effective medical care is limited.
Over 80% of Nepal's population identifies as Hindu — a religion that has been practiced in the nation for hundreds of years. Our latest podcast features Axel Michaels from Heidelberg University in a fascinating discussion on "The Meaning of the Meaninglessness of Rituals" in Nepal.
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Saturday, August 24, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Presented by Harvard Medical School's South Asian Medical and Dental Association and the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, this one-day conference will explore Asian American representation in healthcare data to combat disparity. The early bird registration deadline is July 24th.
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