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Cisco Impact Area | Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

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Humanitarian crises persist. Many people lack access to basic human needs: food, adequate shelter, and­ clean water. We empower nonprofits and social change agents worldwide to relieve these problems.

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Being Boring in the Water Sector Pays Off
A portion of this blog was originally published on WASHfunders.org  Data isn’t sexy. It doesn’t have the emotional appeal of water flowing from a hand pump for the first time into a child’s waiting hands. Nor does it have the “going viral” potential of ...
Oct 29, 2013 10:45 AM ET
Video-Equipped Mobile Clinics Bring City Doctors to Clinics
Today, the Wall Street Journal featured a video on Cisco’s Connecting Sichuan program, which revitalized healthcare with technology in Sichuan Province after a massive earthquake in 2008. The program included mobile clinics equipped with Cisco videoconferencing technology and uplinks. Today these clinics...
Oct 23, 2013 6:00 PM ET
Cisco Technology Allows for Virtual Visits with Medical Specialists
Amanda Spencer’s young son, Jonathan, needs specialty medical care that isn’t available in the family’s hometown of Monterey, California. But through Cisco HealthPresence technology, Amanda and Jonathan can meet with a pediatric urologist at Stanford University, 80 miles away, without even leaving Monterey. “In Monterey, it’s a small town and we really don’t have enough children in the...
Oct 23, 2013 4:15 PM ET
Tune In, Turn On And Meet Your Doctor
This blog was originally posted on the Huffington Post We are now witnessing children’s health care expanding across the nation with advancements in ...
Oct 17, 2013 9:45 AM ET
Tackling Children’s Health Problems with Technology and Collaboration
Children’s health care is a growing concern on a domestic and global scale among parents, specialists, and policymakers. Treating this special population, particularly among those living in rural communities, ignites continual challenges including insurance concerns, limited transportation, and the low number and availability of pediatric specialists. In addition, child mortality remains a...
Oct 9, 2013 2:15 PM ET

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