The women of India are in dire need. A serious health condition is affecting their well-being and ability to lead normal lives. With social stigma, limited healthcare access and lack of funding all acting as barriers to treatment, you are chosen to develop an innovative solution to restore the dignity of these women. You have one week.
This was the challenge that faced six Melbourne University students in Atlanta at the 2016 Emory Global Health Case Competition. Selected from teams who competed in the 2015 Melbourne Global Health Case Competition, the postgraduate students drew on their various disciplines to develop an innovative solution to this complex global health problem.
Our 2016 team combined knowledge from different faculties and study areas to take out third place – no easy feat considering the number of talented students from international universities who compete each year.