Global ‘Frugal Innovations’ Bringing Local Solutions To Healthcare

Poverty in America
In this April 13, 2009 file photo, a "No trespassing" sign is seen at the edge of a homeless camp in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) Associated Press
Poverty in America
In this April 13, 2009 file photo, a "No trespassing" sign is seen at the edge of a homeless camp in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) Associated Press

Global ‘Frugal Innovations’ Bringing Local Solutions To Healthcare

Industrialized countries throw trillions of dollars at problems, like poverty, hunger, lack of connectivity and especially access to quality healthcare, but the outcomes nowhere near match the investment.

Reset asks the author of the book Frugal Innovations: How To Do More With Less about how countries with emerging economies have improved life for millions of people at a fraction of the cost spent in countries like the U.S.

GUEST: Navi Radjou, French-American scholar, innovation and leadership advisor. His most recent book is Frugal Innovation: How To Do More With Less

Supriya Mehta, associate professor of Epidemiology, interim associate dean for Global Health, UIC School of Public Health