About 100 million people globally are pushed below the poverty line every year as a result of health care expenditures, according to the World Health Organization. Society's most vulnerable and marginalized groups tend to bear an undue proportion of health problems. In this section read how technology and compassion are helping overcome physical and mental health challenges for populations most in need.

Children’s charity enhances fundraising

Mon, 2016-06-06 10:30 -- Compassionate C...

If donors experience a lengthy or cumbersome process trying to donate to a charity, will they think twice about donating to that organization again? The SickKids Foundation of Canada worked with Cisco to improve its collaboration and efficiency. As a result, it's raising more funds to help more sick kids. Read the case study for details.

Empowering Communities to Promote Diabetes Care and Prevention Through 3G Technologies

Tue, 2016-05-17 11:35 -- Compassionate C...

The diabetes epidemic in northern Mexico and elsewhere suggests an urgent need for innovative solutions. Read in a Qualcomm case study how 3G wireless Internet access is being used in diabetes management to improve patient care for marginalized communities.

Real-Time Data is Improving India’s Vaccine Systems

Mon, 2016-04-18 10:50 -- Compassionate C...

Watch this video to learn how eVIN is modernizing and strengthening India’s vaccine logistics systems. eVIN is an electronic, real-time monitoring system that helps healthcare officials ensure adequate supply of vaccines to every child in need. It's being rolled out in 12 Indian states.