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Global Health Organization Calls for Ideas

Grand Challenges in Global Health issued a Call for Ideas to the global scientific community.

The goal: "The primary intention of the initiative is to stimulate research that will produce solutions to the identified Grand Challenges in Global Health. The initiative is expected to draw widespread attention to interesting problems with major consequences for public health; in addition, it will provide funding for attempts to solve those problems. These features of the initiative should serve as a stimulus to increase participation in science relevant to disease in the developing world by scientists everywhere and to encourage collaborations among them."

I wonder if education will be suggested. Well supported, high quality, context specific educational programs could go a long way to improve health around the world, both in developing and industrialized countries.