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 Social Enterprise Manufactured 1,500 Face Shields in 5 Days for Medical Professionals

The Malaysia-based Biji-Biji Initiative and Me.reka makerspace mobilized to start production on the vital equipment after meeting with hospital directors.

University of Virginia Nursing Students Hone Their Skills on the Streets

When Mister Rogers said, “Look for the helpers,” he was talking about volunteer emergency responders like Ryan Thomas, Aliana Kyle and Raniyah Majied.

Bellarmine University's Doctor of Therapy Students Help Belizeans Help Themselves

Amongst ancient Mayan ruins and dense jungle wildernesses, these students and their professor, Dr. Carrie Hawkins, have treated hundreds of patients - young and old alike.

Scotland's Parliament Makes Sanitary Products Free to All Women

“These are not luxury items,” the bill's leading proponent said. “They are indeed essential, and no one in Scotland should have to go without period products."
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

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

Suresh Muthukrishnan has partnered with UNICEF and Virginia Tech to implement humanitarian drone testing in Malawi.