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Mayo Clinic and Grameen Healthcare Join Forces to Launch Demonstration Project
Date:5/12/2009

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic and Grameen Healthcare are exploring opportunities to benefit global, underserved populations by leveraging Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise in health care and Grameen's capabilities in effective, low-cost distribution models. A multi-disciplinary team from Mayo Clinic has just returned from a site visit to Bangladesh where it was agreed that following an initial demonstration project in Bangladesh in 2009-2010, the two organizations would investigate additional endeavors in Bangladesh as well as the application of learned, low-cost health care delivery models in the United States.

VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. Santhi Vege describing the collaboration, are available on the Mayo Clinic News Blog (http://newsblog.mayoclinic.org/2009/04/13/mayo-clinic-grameen-healthcare-launch-demonstration-project/).

The initial project of the Mayo Clinic-Grameen Healthcare collaboration, led by Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist Santhi Swaroop Vege, M.D., will focus on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of parasites, a common and persistent problem in developing countries. Mayo Clinic will offer clinical oversight and expertise, while the project will be carried out primarily by Grameen Healthcare workers in Bangladesh. The pilot project will allow the two organizations to collaboratively identify additional needs in Bangladesh that might be served by Mayo Clinic.

It will also offer experience in lower cost health care delivery models that could be applied in the United States. Translating these experiences to the underinsured in the U.S. is a key interest of Mayo Clinic.

Grameen Bank, founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, has 7.7 mil
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