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Innovations in Health Care Delivery
June 14, 2016

Social Entrepreneurship: Improving Global Health

Author Affiliations
  • 1Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 2NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.

JAMA. 2016;315(22):2393-2394. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4400

At the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals in 2015, the United Nations noted that “millions of poor people still live in poverty and hunger without access to basic services” such as health care, clean water, and sanitation.1 The new Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations for 2016-2030 aim to eradicate poverty; improve health and well-being; and provide access to clean water, sanitation, and affordable and clean energy.2