“We’ve always made a big effort to be interdisciplinary and to be open to a variety of perspectives, but also to go beyond being open to them, to want to bring them in, because it makes for a richer environment.”
In Spring of 2014 GlobalHealth Lab paired eleven faculty-mentored teams of MBA and other MIT graduated students with innovative enterprises on the front lines of health care delivery in South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, India, and Bangladesh.
To tackle challenges identified by each partner, the course is built around customized projects in strategy, operations, marketing, and technology adoption. Students work on campus before and after an intensive on-site collaboration in the second half of March.
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