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Useful links

To learn more about our current work, visit our projects pages for information and updates. Also, discover all the work being done by our various supporters and partners within global health.


  • Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND): An independent non- profit Swiss foundation based in Geneva, FIND is a Product Development and Implementation Partnership (PDIP) devoted to developing and implementing diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases.
  • Global Health Facts: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators.
  • Harvard Initiative for Global Health (HIGH): HIGH is a Harvard-wide initiative whose mission is to educate and train the next generation of global health leaders, and create and disseminate new knowledge to address the major challenges in global health.
  • Massachusetts General Hospital: Division of Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR): DFA is collaborating with Drs. Thomas Burke and Roy Ahn at GHHR on our Patterned Paper for Maternal Health project. GHHR cares for the world's most vulnerable by developing and facilitating health-care delivery, research, education, and capacity-building initiatives.
  • Nature: Improved Diagnostics Technologies for the Developing World: Nature and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's custom publication presenting findings of the Global Health Diagnostics Forum, in partnership with the RAND Corporation, to determine global health diagnostics needs.
  • PATH: Center for Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Global Health (GHDx Center):PATH's GHDx Center works to improve the availability, accessibility, and affordability of essential point-of-care diagnostic tests for use in low-resource settings around the world.
  • Whitesides Research Group, Harvard University: One of Harvard’s leading research groups, active in microfluidics, fluidic optics, micro- and nanotechnology, complexity and emergence, science for developing economies, magnetics, electrets, organic surface science, functional self-assembly, organic and organometallic electronics, proteomics and protein biophysics, cell biology, polyvalency, and the origin of life.
  • World Health Organization: Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR): Sponsored by the United Nations, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization, TDR is an independent global program of scientific collaboration that helps coordinate, support and influence global efforts to combat a portfolio of major diseases of the poor and disadvantaged.