“While advances in health care in the developed world often emphasize new technologies, in developing lower- and middle-income countries simply expanding the reach of basic primary care services is crucial to improving health.”   Click here to read the full article and you can also read the full “Rapid Routes to Scale report here“.

Rapid Routes to Scale is a unique group of stakeholders from the academic, social and private sectors, committed to improving the health of poorer populations by understanding how to scale primary healthcare, and in turn acting upon these findings.

These stakeholders include: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Center for Health Market Innovations, ICSF, GlaxoSmithKline, International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery, Merck & Co, Merck Serono, Novo Nordisk, T-HOPE University of Toronto.