More than 350,000 women die from this almost completely preventable cancer each year, the leading cause of cancer death among women in the developing world. Dr. Gordon founded CureCervicalCancer to address this unmet need.
Despite good intentions, the developed world has done a poor job of providing sufficient Covid vaccines to developing nations. Drs. Peter Hotez, Maria Bottazzi and colleagues at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have devised an effective, low-cost vaccine called Corbevax. It is easy to store — no low-temperature freezers required, … Read more
Dr. Paul Farmer from Partners in Health received the $1 million Berggruen ‘philosophy’ Prize, Medical Teams International provides rural dental care for free, and a Swedish nurse helps bring smiles to patients with cleft palate.