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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Measuring Client Health Outcomes Using Simple Indicators: Data collection is the easy part; the next test is helping organizations analyze, interpret

By Sabina Rogers

The Microcredit Summit Campaign is hoping financial services providers and others will use the “health outcome performance indicators” (HOPI) to assess the health and well-being of clients and their families, and believes wide usage of the HOPI could create short- and long-term value for practitioners, social investors and donors, raters and other actors.

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Monday, July 6, 2015

NexThought Monday – Eight Takeaways from the BASE Forum III

By James Militzer — WDI

Without the knowledge, equipment or infrastructure to truly thrive as entrepreneurs, BoP businesses will falter. At BASE Forum III more than 100 panelists from across the region and around the world came together to discuss how to enable merchants and consumers to alleviate poverty. Here are eight takeaways from the two-day event.

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Weekly Roundup 7-3-15, Twitter Top Ten: An NB mashup in honor of America's birthday

By NextBillion Editor

It’s hard work to identify entrepreneurs who are finding solutions and building markets in developing countries. (Certainly harder, for instance, than writing a check to a legacy charity.) It’s even more difficult to decipher the dynamics in these emerging markets and to tweak those dynamics in a way that enables support to reach those who need it. It takes more than money; it takes involvement.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Integrating NCDs Into Post-2015 Agenda: A shared value approach to addressing non-communicable diseases in Africa

By Mark Mallon

Non-communicable diseases account for two out of three deaths and half of all disability worldwide, with cardiovascular disease specifically killing more Africans over age 30 than any other condition. Despite this growing threat, the resources devoted to curbing NCDs are woefully insufficient to the challenge.

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