CIDRZ collaborates with MIT Sloan School of Management Groundwork Initiative for Global Health

CIDRZ recently hosted four graduate business/consultant students from the US-based MIT Sloan School of Management Groundwork Initiative for Global Health. Their project was to explore management innovations and practices to improve healthcare delivery and specifically to identify ways to decrease patient wait times in the ART Pharmacy Department at the extremely busy Kanyama Health Centre, […] Continue Reading

LGO students impact on GlobalHealth


GlobalHealth Lab has been offered at MIT Sloan for 5 years.  The course seeks a variety of student backgrounds for the course.  Over the years students enrolled in the Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) program at MIT have participated in the course leveraging their skills for great impact on the projects. Below are three stories […] Continue Reading

BusinessWire: Incoming students eager to learn about healthcare

MIT Sloan Action Learning lobby

From a recent news story, entitled “Health Care Professionals Seek MBA Prescription at MIT Sloan —  Seek to boost managerial skills to improve health care system” Appearing on August 30, 2013. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  With Obamacare moving from political posturing to implementation, this fall’s new class at the MIT Sloan School of Management includes doctors and […] Continue Reading

Five years in: GlobalHealth Lab on AllAfrica


22 July 2013 Published on All here. A clinic in a rural pocket of Western Kenya that lacked clean water three years ago now has potable water, offers an expanded line of medical services, and is financially sustainable; a community-based health center in central Uganda added a second site, acquired its first ambulance, and […] Continue Reading

Kathmandu Post: Remedial missions in healthcare

April 5, 2013 – The Megh Bahadur Parajuli Community Hospital, opened by Himalayan Health Care (HHC)—a non profit organisation—in 2004, is the only community hospital in Ilam. The hospital introduced a new approach to healthcare in the district, standing as an example of sustainability in community hospitals in the few first years of its establishment. […] Continue Reading

Student teams tackle global health care issues

June 22, 2012 – by Alice Waugh Could raising chickens lead to a healthier human population in Mbarara, Uganda? That’s the question Mary Anito (LGO ’12) and her teammate tried to answer during the Global Health Delivery Lab class, or ghdLab. Anito was one of two LGO students who spent two weeks in Africa this […] Continue Reading

MIT Sloan Alumni Magazine: Fixing health care

Spring 2012 – In the past four years, MIT Sloan’s Global Health Delivery Lab (ghdLAB) has covered a good deal of ground—tens of thousands of miles, in fact. With some 40 projects completed on African and Indian soil, and another set of student teams overseas in March 2012, MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Anjali Sastry said […] Continue Reading

HuffPo: MIT Class Studies Kenyan Slum’s Clinic Quandary

April 27, 2011 – by Jason Straziuso The clinic’s paperwork carried a common medical symbol – a snake coiling around a wooden rod. But that simple insignia sparked a rumor in Nairobi’s largest slum: The U.S.-funded clinic was a center for snake worshipping. For the poor residents of Kibera, who have little exposure to the […] Continue Reading

The Hindu: MIT students visit Care Hospital

March 26, 2011 – HYDERABAD: A dozen students of the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US) are working on projects at two major private hospitals here, including Care Hospital and its rural health mission, to solve strategic and market issues related to their business models. Continue Reading…   Continue Reading

Can Motorcycles Stop the Spread of Malaria?

by Rebecca Knight How can giving a health care worker in Zimbabwe access to a motorcycle dramatically decrease the rate of malarial infection in rural villages? That’s just one question posed by global health delivery, an emerging field that employs some of the best minds not only in medicine, but also in economics, business and […] Continue Reading