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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x108 Sue Desmond-Hellmann: A Smarter, More Precise Way To Think About Public Health
TV-PG

  • 2016-05-31T01:00:00-03:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Sue Desmond-Hellmann is using precision public health - an approach that incorporates big data, consumer monitoring, gene sequencing and other innovative tools - to solve the world's most difficult medical problems. It's already helped cut HIV transmission from mothers to babies by nearly half in sub-Saharan Africa, and now it's being used to address alarming infant mortality rates all over the world. The goal: to save lives by bringing the right interventions to the right populations at the right time.

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