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A Field Visit to the Kuna Territory in Mesoamerica

Jeff Raikes and Wolfgang Munar visit the communities of Carti and Wichub-Huala, in the San Blas Islands archipelago, an autonomous territory of the Kuna Peoples.

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How One Panamanian Health Initiative Prepares for Major Change

We know that baselines matter to set up the starting point in the race for improved health status for the most disadvantaged communities in Mesoamerica.

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Can Bacteria Protect Against HIV? Grand Challenges Explorations Grants Help Ask the Question

Back in 2008, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation began an experiment in promoting early-stage, speculative research in global health and development by launching an “innovation engine” called Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE).

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