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February 2013 Blog Posts (2)

How Biometric Innovation Is Helping TB Patients in India.....By Jennifer Igwe

Screams from a large crowd, made up of hundreds of kids, ushered the IRP India group through Bhiwandi, a very poor settlement in Mumbai, India. The neighborhood, we learned, is home to thousands of migrants who are mostly workers in cloth-weaving factories that are located in the area.

A common health challenge in the settlement is tuberculosis. The project we visited, called Operation Asha, is saving lives in the area through a biometric (fingerprint) system used to track patients…

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Added by Jennifer Uloma Igwe on February 20, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Breakdown of the coastal river embankments in Bangladesh

 from Sanjoy Chaki on Vimeo.

Added by Sanjoy chaki on February 13, 2013 at 7:00 — No Comments

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