Drones Help Diagnose TB Patients in Remote Areas 

Drones Help Diagnose TB Patients…

By Michael Gallant September 2022

A USAID-supported drone project is helping bolster TB diagnosis in hard-to-reach areas by delivering samples quickly to laboratories for testing.

Promoting Excellence in Health Care 

Promoting Excellence in Health Care 

By Ranjita Biswas September 2022

The Utkrisht Development Impact Bond helps small private health facilities in Rajasthan improve their quality of maternal and neonatal care.

Detection on Paper

Detection on Paper

By Akshay Kapoor August 2022

Nexus-trained company Ramja Genosensor's device can detect infection and antimicrobial resistance in just 90 minutes

Blended Financing for Health Innovation

Blended Financing for Health Innovation

By Natasa Milas July 2022

Blending financing can offset risk, attract multipartner investment and scale up innovations for wide-reaching impact.

These 3 Discoveries Will Shape the Future of Medicine

These 3 Discoveries Will Shape…

By ShareAmerica July 2022

Three recent discoveries are advancing the growing field of biotechnology and transforming the future of medicine.

Polio: Reaching Every Child

Polio: Reaching Every Child

By Giriraj Agarwal Retrospective Edition, January 2022

Eradication of the disease in India would be a huge step toward ending it everywhere.

Vaccines Save Lives

Vaccines Save Lives

By ShareAmerica September 2021

Vaccines against infectious diseases save millions of lives. See how U.S. innovators are contributing to global efforts to stop COVID-19 and other diseases.

Tech Tools to Combat TB

Tech Tools to Combat TB

By Burton Bollag August 2021

A USAID-funded project is using artificial intelligence to help India overcome some of the biggest problems in eliminating tuberculosis.

Building Health Infrastructure and Social Support

Building Health Infrastructure and Social…

By Hillary Hoppock June 2021

The U.S. government-supported clinics in Hyderabad and Imphal provide the transgender community access to medical and psychosocial services in a stigma-free environment.

Helping Cancer Survivors

Helping Cancer Survivors

By Paromita Pain March 2021

Canfem, a Nexus-trained social enterprise, helps breast cancer survivors through tailored products and support services.

Health and Biomedical Innovation

Health and Biomedical Innovation

January 2021

Bilateral cooperation between the United States and India in health and biomedical innovation has had impressive results, but it holds the promise of even better outcomes and further innovations in the years to come.

Fighting Coronavirus

Fighting Coronavirus

By Jason Chiang July 2020

An international collaboration between virologists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and vaccine companies FluGen and Bharat Biotech has started the testing of CoroFlu, a potential vaccine against COVID-19.

Public Health Partnerships 

Public Health Partnerships 

By Trevor Laurence Jockims  July 2020

Students of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s India programs travel to West Bengal and Karnataka to research and gain knowledge of global public health topics. 

Tech for Health

Tech for Health

By Jason Chiang March 2020

Nexus Incubator-trained BoomNBuzz’s portable, renewable energy-powered health platform provides diagnosis and health screening in rural India.

A Coil-Shaped Cure

A Coil-Shaped Cure

By Michael Gallant March 2020

Researchers in the United States and India collaborate to create an innovative device to help treat tuberculosis.

Diabetes Diagnosis

Diabetes Diagnosis

By Trevor Laurence Jockims  March 2020

Manasi Kulkarni’s Nexus-supported start-up is developing a non-invasive device to measure blood glucose levels quickly and painlessly.

Device for Early Detection

Device for Early Detection

By Candice Yacono March 2020

iBreastExam, developed by Indo-U.S. teams, helps make early detection of breast cancer accessible, affordable and painless.

DNA of Diseases

DNA of Diseases

By Paromita Pain March 2020

Nexus-trained GnomikX provides saliva-based genetic testing, and counseling, for prevention and management of lifestyle disorders like diabetes, hypertension and obesity.

Smart Foot Treatment

Smart Foot Treatment

By Megan McDrew March 2020

Fulbright-Nehru Student Researcher Kayla Huemer's project focused on developing a low-cost solution to identify patients at highest risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers.

Collaborations in Health Care

Collaborations in Health Care

By Suparna Mukherji March 2020

U.S. Health Attaché to India Dr. Preetha Rajaraman talks about U.S.-India partnerships on health innovations to address some of the biggest health-related challenges of today’s world.

ECHO of Good Health

ECHO of Good Health

By Michael Gallant March 2020

Project ECHO, started by Albuquerque-based Dr. Sanjeev Arora, combines technology, mentoring and medical expertise to increase health care access for underserved communities in India.

Smart Cancer Screening

Smart Cancer Screening

By Ranjita Biswas March 2020

Millennium Alliance awardee Aindra Systems’ CervAstra utilizes artificial intelligence to provide smart, fast and affordable screening for cervical cancer.

Health Buddy

Health Buddy

By Natasa Milas March 2020

Fulbright-Nehru Student Researcher Hannah Lider focused on defining the challenges of current hemoglobin measuring devices and designing a data storage bangle for effective antenatal care in India’s rural areas.

Promoting Health Through Digital Tools

Promoting Health Through Digital Tools

By Paromita Pain March 2020

USAID-funded Project Samvad communicates best practices related to health and nutrition through videos and other digital tools.

A Friend in Need

A Friend in Need

By Ranjita Biswas November 2019

Nexus-trained Gitanjali Banerjee’s start-up, Femtech Fertility Dost, provides women and couples a platform to talk about fertility-related problems and preventive solutions.

Diagnosing Disorders

Diagnosing Disorders

By Jason Chiang November 2019

Nexus-trained CogniABle integrates technology and clinical expertise to provide accessible and affordable screening as well as treatment solutions for neuro-developmental disorders like autism.

Merging Med and Tech

Merging Med and Tech

By Trevor Laurence Jockims July 2019

Harvard University student Kavya Kopparapu works at the intersection of medicine and technology to innovate life-saving solutions.

Making a Mark with Water

Making a Mark with Water

By Ranjita Biswas May 2019

American water technology company Xylem works to mitigate pollution to provide safe drinking water and ensure its sustainable use.

Communicating Care

Communicating Care

By Ranjita Biswas March 2019

American Fulbright-Nehru Scholar Dr. Gita Mehta believes that empowering physicians with effective communication skills can help improve patient care and outcomes.

Taking Care/of Health

Taking Care/of Health

By Natasa Milas November 2018

Akash Shah’s start-up Care/of delivers personalized vitamin packs to consumers via monthly subscriptions.