Biomedical Engineering Education and Practice: Challenges and opportunities in improving health in developing countries

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dc.contributor.author Lustick, Daniel R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Zaman, Muhammad H. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T19:58:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T19:58:32Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-15 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/42473
dc.description Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy 2011 en_US
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dc.description.abstract If the developing world is to overcome its lack of useful medical technologies, the innovation to do so must come from within; the developed world has shown minimal interest in pursuing technologies for markets with only nominal financial returns. In order to succeed in their work abroad, biomedical engineers from developed countries must transition from being providers of solutions to enablers of local innovation, thus contributing directly to both education and implementation. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Boston University en_US
dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ACSIP11. Human Element en_US
dc.subject Appropriate technology en_US
dc.subject Biomedical engineering en_US
dc.subject Biomedical engineering education en_US
dc.subject Cross-cultural communication en_US
dc.subject International collaboration en_US
dc.subject Patents en_US
dc.subject Problem-solving en_US
dc.subject Technology transfer en_US
dc.subject Volunteer activities en_US
dc.title Biomedical Engineering Education and Practice: Challenges and opportunities in improving health in developing countries en_US
dc.type Proceedings en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Boston University en_US


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