At rural hospitals in Africa, you’ll often see high-tech medical equipment discarded and unused. In places where electricity is unreliable and spare parts are unavailable, expensive devices can quickly become worthless. So Dr. Oluyombo Awojobi designs and builds his own low-tech devices to keep his hospital running. http://ow.ly/sqcxl
How can low-tech innovations improve global health?
Dr. Oluyombo Awojobi, who keeps his hospital in the small farming town of Eruwa, Nigeria running with cheap, simple devices that he designs and makes himself from materials from his backyard, is answering your questions on PRI.org: http://ow.ly/sq8N0
Israel last week scrapped a plan to forcibly resettle the country’s Bedouin into new communities, but officials would still like them to move from their mostly-poor makeshift villages into recognized towns with paved streets and real services.
Abdel Rahman Abu Al Giyan stands in front of his house in the unrecognized village of Umm al Hiran, which is slated for demolition.
Is high-end hotel development a good thing for Haiti?
Reporter Amy Bracken is answering your questions and responding to your comments on pri.org: http://ow.ly/ramV8
What do you do when there’s plenty to sell but no money to buy? A Kenyan slum started making their own paper vouchers to jump start the local economy. Then they got arrested for bank fraud.