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LEVERAGING SKILLS TO GIVE BACK

Global Innovation Fellows is one way Medtronic volunteers are contributing to health systems around the world to address disparities.

Global Innovation Fellows – leveraging skills to give back.

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Photo: Medtronic Foundation/India2019

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BUILDING LONG-TERM RECOVERY & RESILIENCE

The Medtronic Foundation partners with organizations that support communities to rebuild and thrive after a disaster hits even after our volunteers return home.

Medtronic employees help rebuild an underserved region in Mexico.

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Photo: Medtronic Foundation/Mexico2019

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41 million

People die due to chronic disease each year

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18 million

Health worker shortage projected by the World Health Organization by 2030

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8.2 million

Lives could be saved by 2030 if we properly address non-communicable disease

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500%

How much your chances of survival fluctuate depending on where you live

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Investing in community health workers

In Teófilo Otoni, Brazil, community health workers like Creude Mendes de Souza play a vital role in connecting people to medical and social services.

In rural Brazil, advocates like Creude Mendes de Souza are indispensable.

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Photo: Medtronic Foundation/Brazil2018

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Addressing Rheumatic Heart Disease

A partnership supported by the Medtronic Foundation is working with the broader community and health systems to take a holistic approach to treating and eventually ending RHD.

A holistic, partnership approach to treating and eventually ending RHD.

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Photo: Medtronic Foundation/Tanzania2018

Supporting communities Worldwide

The people making an impact

Keith Hebert

Minneapolis

USA

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Dr. Glory Simon Joseph

Mwanza

Tanzania

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Dr. Sanele Madela

KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa

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Chie Kishimoto

Japan

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Hui Li

Binzhou City

China

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Lewis Hine

Havant

United Kingdom

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Creude Mendes de Souza

Brazil

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Dr. Thomas Rea

Seattle

USA

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