"Traditional pathways to delivering health care to the global poor are failing. Five million children die each year before their fifth birthday due to lack of basic health education, services, or low-cost treatments. Bing and Epstein show how focusing micro-innovations at the level of care is the way to end these grim health statistics"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : why pharmacy on a bicycle -- Part I. The prescription -- ch. 1. Saving millions -- ch. 2. Ideas in action : innovation and entrepreneurship -- ch. 3. A shift in perspective : task shifting to save more -- ch. 4. Tipping the scales : scaling up to save lives -- Part II. IMPACTS in motion -- ch. 5. The warmth of a mother's touch : maternal and child health -- ch. 6. A drop of vinegar : solutions for infectious diseases -- ch. 7. The elephants in the room : noncommunicable diseases -- Part III. Moving forward -- ch. 8. Getting there from here : priorities, plans, and progress -- ch. 9. Busting barriers : heeding the call.