StartingBloc Los Angeles Institute 2013 Essay 1: Quingan Zhou
StartingBloc Institute for Social Innovation Los Angeles, 2013 Application Essay #1
A Global Health Crisis: Vaccines 26 million children don’t receive = the vaccinations that they need each year * 2.4 millionchildren die from preventable diseases each year despite the availability of effective vaccines * = 1 million *Sources: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Quing’s Goal:Digital Solutions for Cost-Effective Vaccines I want to use digital innovation to store and deliver existing vaccines to target populations as well as accelerate the development of new vaccines. But how? StartingBloc can help.
Quing’s Motivation: Reduce Suffering & Improve Lives Millions suffer and die from polio, measles, diarrheal disease,pneumococcal disease, malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, and other vaccine- preventable diseases. Life-saving vaccines already exist, and I want to deliver them to people who need them. But how? StartingBloc can help.
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PDFs can CONNECT Quing with the right networks A community organizer in India A mobile app developer at Stanford StartingBlocQuing Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Community A like-minded individual who want to tackle the global StartingBloc Fellows! health crisis of vaccination Could you please connect me with… Others?
Because my StartingBloc FellowshipClass can help me:0 LEARN about various fields that might work together0 CLARIFY my strategic plan to address the global health crisis of vaccines0 CONNECT me with individuals who can guide me in my goalsI will be able to contributeto the following future:
A Global Health Crisis: Vaccines 26 million = children who DO receive the vaccinations they need each year 2.4 milliondeaths PREVENTED each year