Tags » Developing Nations

How a TED Fellow's mobile triage app could save lives around the world

Every day, emergency room workers use triage to prioritize patient care — but exhausted personnel in under-resourced hospitals can easily make deadly errors in diagnostic tests and symptom scoring. 2,820 more words

TED Fellows

She cried at her graduation

It’s a beautiful gesture, but usually I ask bluntly: Why are you crying?

Jenny graduated from our Guatemalan school in November. And I just found out that she cried because I wasn’t there to celebrate it. 54 more words


United Nations Climate Discussions: The Current Proposal is Weak but Necessary to Gather Momentum

In my white paper, I examine the ability of the United Nations to influence national policies regarding climate change. After examining the Kyoto and Montreal Protocol, I search more in-depth into the issues that have hindered the current proposal from reaching the success that world leaders and climate scientists agree should happen. 66 more words

White Papers Final

"Zero flaring" the solution to Oil & Gas company emissions?

The World Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 Initiative

In November this year, the oil and gas industry saw Total commit to the World Bank’s… 496 more words


A Library for All

A literary friend recently put me in touch with Library for All, and NGO that provides digital libraries to developing nations. It was founded by an Australian couple that moved to Haiti to help after the 2010 earthquake. 160 more words


The Local Lie

Is it better to give locally than globally?



Here- access to free education, and enforced.

There- in many cases, girls cannot go to school when they begin menstruation. 950 more words