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What is Global Health? | Macharia Waruingi | TEDxBlinnCollege
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Added Jul 25, 2016
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Dr. Waruingi lectures on the importance of achieving global health. Using his organization UBRICA, Dr. Waruingi conceptualizes sustainable one health communities as a means to achieve global health.

Macharia Waruingi is a physician and healthcare executive holding various positions in healthcare business, academia and research.

He founded and serves as president and CEO at Ustawi Biomedical Research Innovation and Industrial Centers of Africa, Inc. (UBRICA), a company focused on developing life science and health products in Africa. UBRICA sponsors investments in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, clinics and hospitals in the frontier market. In addition, the company sponsors investments in specialized real estate for life science and health care and invests in building “Sustainable One Health Communities” designed to overcome the grand challenge of global health.

Waruingi teaches courses, conducts academic research and supervises dissertation projects in the United States and Kenya, and has conducted and supervised research in medicine, health care management, finance, regulation, design, program implementation and monitoring, architecture, and the design of health care syst

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