Cancer is a worldwide phenomenon. The Max Foundation works to get needed, life-saving medicines to those who need relief from one of the Earth’s most prevalent killers.
For over 20 years, Dr. Andrew Saxon and Dr. Richard Ries have worked with patients and families affected by opioid use. In this interview, they discuss the how and why opioid dependence happens, and ways to overcome the United States’ biggest drug problem.
Heidi Peterson, Mobility Outreach International, describes how prosthetics mean so much to people in developing countries. Thousands of people have regained much of their lives with help from this organization.
Naveen Jain, discussed the entrepreneurial approach to the world’s most difficult problems. Earth’s energy (traveling to the Moon for other energy sources) and Healthcare (looking inside the human microbiome) are just two of the challenges Jain is tackling.
Preventing disease epidemics is a matter of global health security. Dr. Linda Venczel of PATH explains worldwide efforts to help countries insure their people become and stay healthy.
David Owens from World Vision describes how one of Earth’s largest NGOs works to help people overcome horrendous challenges. From famine in Africa to war in Syria to natural disasters in the US, World Vision works locally to address problems.
Global traveler and international photographer Genevieve Hathaway describes recent trips to Cuba and Morocco. Her Cuba trek happened during President Fidel Castro’s death and funeral. Her stories are told in the interview and in pictures!
BRAIN HEALTH: Amen Clinic’s Dr. Kabran Chapek discusses brain scans, foods that feed the brain, and how to improve your brain health for the long term. Plus, he describes the latest on treatment of Alzheimer’s.
A CURE FOR CANCER: The world-renowned Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Gary Gilliland describes a one-shot process with a 93% success rate in blood cancers … and how the Center believes this process has much potential in many other diseases.
Mark Ferdig of Mercy Corps describes working in the most difficult challenges a nonprofit can have.
Psychiatrist Ron Sterling has done extensive research on ADD and discusses his surprising findings. Is ADD even a disease?
Dr. Reimert Ravenholt, World Population Pioneer, tackled big tobacco and infectious diseases before facing the biggest challenge: world population.
Ndudi Chuke, Executive Director, Mission Africa US, discusses the needs and solutions to help the people of Nigeria.
Mouhamed Djalo describes his focus on the board of Global Impact. Mr. Djalo also discusses a youth of moving from one country to another for his family to gain free speech.
Edward Zellem spent several years in Afghanistan with the US Navy. He came to understand Afghan proverbs as part of speech, and wrote about it. Now, the author gives back on the Global Impact board.
Tostan Director Gannon Gillespie describes how Tostan, a Hilton Laureate, works with communities to tackle the greatest social problems — Tostan Brings Dignity for All.
Beth MacNairn, Executive Director, Handicap International, describes this unique organization, winner of both the Nobel Peace Price and the Hilton Humanitarian Award.
Keeping sewage from Indian rivers is a key to economic and energy growth. Tansa Clean’ Anisha Shankar describes her entrepreneurial journey: there is opportunity in human sewage!
Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland discusses her global leader partners in the Elders, the Hilton Awards, and a surprise at the end!
Latanya Mapp Frett explains the extension of Planned Parenthood to some of the most difficult regions on Earth.
Laura Peterson discusses how Hands to Hearts International helps people put research into action for the first three years of life. Close parental/adult caregiver attention yields a lifetime of benefits.
Lisa Meadowcroft, African Medical Research Foundation, tells about the healthcare workers in the last mile … and how AMREF trains thousands.
Scott Jackson leads Global Impact, helping to transform the world through its partner charities and supporters.