“Curtailing Deforestation in Indonesia: Improving Forest Mapping and Monitoring using Drones Technology” by Rahman Adi Pradana, Master of Public Policy, Duke University
Countries rich in natural resources, such as vast forest lands, struggle with monitoring and managing remote areas. What types of technologies can be used to affordably and sustainably patrol natural resources and track and enforce the policies created to protect these resources?
“Using Google Glass to Reduce a Blind Spot in Task-Shifting for Extension of Safe Surgery and Anesthesia Care in Uganda” by Tu Tran, Master of Science-Global Health, Duke University and Dr. D. Oscar Obiga, CHS MMed Neurosurgery Resident at Mulago Hospital, Makerere University.
Globally, 2 billion people do not have access to properly trained surgeons. What types of technological innovations and strategic partnerships can be used to train, monitor, and assist surgeons and trainees in resource-poor or remote locations?