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Oct 31, 2003-- It's just the kind of dilemma that entrepreneurs like David Green love. The West has cutting-edge, high-tech medicine, but the poor of the world, who sorely need it, can't come close to affording it. To bridge that gap, Green, a quiet idealist, is doing something revolutionary: applying market forces to Third World health care. In the process he has driven the prices of medical devices such as hearing aids and intraocular lenses to a fraction of what they once were. That means life-altering treatments for blindness and deafness are now inexpensive—and in some cases free. (1362 reads)


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