14 March 2010

Prevent vs Cure ~ Dutch Infant Health Centers

Our MIT Media Lab Social Health Initiative is very focused on consumer and preventative health -- on avoiding getting ill and on improving ones lifestyle and family's health. So it is interesting to look around the world at the spectrum of health and development practices. Here's RNW's story on the relatively unusual case of the Dutch Infant Health Centers which are focused on up front investment in prevention (as opposed to later, greater expenses for cures)... Anyone curious about the overall healthcare and insurance system in the Netherlands might view this video.

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