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Involving ‘Local Voices In Global Health’ Essential For Successful Projects

Huffington Post: A New Paradigm for Global Health Research: Local Needs, Local Teams
James Bernstein, co-founder, chair, and CEO of Eniware LLC, and Brenda D’Mello, technical adviser at CCBRT

“…The level of collaboration and incorporation of local voices in global health as it stands today is far too low. The unfulfilled promise of the past few decades of global health research must be recognized and corrected for with a willingness to explore new models. There is no better place to start than with the people who have faced the challenges of low-resource health systems day-in and day-out for many years. Their input and expertise are essential for the design and implementation of projects that are truly needed…” (6/9).