Health and Wellness

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

this photo depicts three winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Duke University

This Sullivan Award Winner Beat Breast Cancer and Helps Other Black Women Do the Same

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Duke University researcher Niasha Fray earned the 2019 award along with students Idalis French and Moreen Njoroge.
This photo shows what humanitarian drones look likeSuresh Muthukrishnan

Furman University Professor Develops Life-Saving Humanitarian Drones

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Suresh Muthukrishnan has partnered with UNICEF and Virginia Tech to implement humanitarian drone testing in Malawi.
this image illustrates the use of tactile examinations to identify breast cancer tumors

Social Enterprise Trains Blind Women to Detect Early Signs of Cancer

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Medical tactile examiners use their enhanced sense of touch to pinpoint breast cancer tumors.
Kayla Beasley

Mercer University Grad Focuses on HIV Prevention in Peace Corps Work

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Kayla Beasley works with the Makerere University Walter Reed Project, which conducts HIV research and prevention.
this photo depicts the energy and beauty of a Magnolia Studio yoga classMagnolia Yoga Studio

Meet the Ignite Retreat Coaches: Ajax Jackson Teaches Yoga as a Technology for Life Transformation

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The owner of Magnolia Yoga Studio, New Orleans' first black-owned yoga studio, will be a coach at the next Ignite Retreat Oct. 18-20 in Asheville, N.C.

How to Encourage Triple Bottom Line Impact in Biomedical Entrepreneurship

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Arlen Meyers offers ideas for encouraging biomedical social entrepreneurship to meet sustainable development goals set by the UN