Small Fixes–Low-cost innovations that can save thousands of lives

Small Fixes, a fascinating section in the New York Times yesterday, focuses on inexpensive and innovative ways to improve the lives of poor people, from fighting cervical cancer with vinegar to preventing HIV in babies to filtering water with a sari.  There’s also an interview with Paul R. Polak, who creates devices to improve the lives of people living on less than $2.00 per day.

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