8 innovations that will transform global health by 2030


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Throughout the world, people are living longer and healthier lives. That's due in no small part to advances in simple and relatively cheap healthcare tools, like on-site rapid disease testing and lenses that turn smartphones into microscopes.


A new report from global health nonprofit PATH looks into 30 emerging global health innovations that will further transform the healthcare landscape by 2030. Selected from over 500 ideas submitted by healthcare experts around the world (including many from low and middle-income countries), these innovations could save countless lives over the years.

Here are some of the highlights.