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Abundance Foundation Funds Development of Ebola Diagnostic Test

Abundance Foundation is proud to announce that Global Health research we supported has yielded game changing findings for the containment and treatment of the deadly Ebola virus. In Sierra Leone, Abundance Foundation supported the field testing and validation of a rapid diagnostic test that can accurately diagnose the Ebola virus within minutes. The research was conducted during the Ebola outbreak with the support of Partners In Health and the Harvard Medical School Global Health Research Core. You can ...

Abundance Project for Global Health Reflects on Successes and Announces Plans for the Future at the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Collaborating with Partners In Health & Harvard Medical School, the Abundance Project for Global Health supported research and training initiatives aimed at alleviating health care disparities and strengthening healthcare systems across the globe. NEW YORK – Stephen Kahn, M.D., President of the Abundance Foundation, reported the successful completion of their 2010 Global Health Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action at the 2016 CGI Annual Meeting. “The Abundance Foundation is a ...
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Mohamed Bailor Barrie: MMSc-GHD Student and Health Leader

Abundance Foundation is proud to support Mohamed Bailor Barrie, a Fulbright Fellow and student in Harvard Medical School's Masters of Global Health Delivery program. Barrie founded the Wellbody Alliance Clinic in his native Sierra Leone, and is currently coordinating an emergency response to ...

Creativity and Empowerment at Lighthouse Community Schools

Lighthouse Community Public Schools are located in Oakland, California and include two contiguous schools- Lighthouse Community Charter School and Lodestar. The schools serve elementary, middle, and high school students. The school maker faire is an annual event where students in elementary, middle ...

Maker-Centered Learning and Assessment at Wood Middle School in Alameda

Wood Middle School is a public school in Alameda, California. Tinkering and Making Facilitator Ngà Nguyêñ, a recent Agency by Design fellow, recently incorporated student driven assessment practices in his Design and Technology classroom to promote reflection and agency. As part of projects where ...

Wonder and Making at Alliance Academy of Integrated Learning

Alliance Academy of Integrated Learning is a Title I public middle school in East Oakland, California. Two Alliance teachers, A’aron Heard and Alia Ghabra, recently participated in the Agency by Design fellowship. As part of their developing teaching collaboration, Alia and A’aron incorporated ...

Agency by Design at Grass Valley Elementary

Grass Valley Elementary is a small elementary school in the Oakland Unified Public School District serving just under 300 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Two Grass Valley teachers, Paula Mitchell and Diana Culmer, recently participated in the Agency by Design research project, and were ...

Agency by Design Oakland Culmination Video

Agency by Design is a research project exploring the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning. The project began in 2011 as collaboration between the Abundance Foundation and Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero. The initial phase of research studied the ...