Posts Categorized: Global Healthcare Technologies

Projects that matter

Sarah Uttal, Global Healthcare Technologies, Spring 2014 As our time in Cape Town draws to a close, we are all working hard to finish up our design projects we have worked on all quarter. This quarter has given each of us the opportunity to design a medical device to be used in South Africa, dealing… Read more »

What is “best” is not always “best”

Sarah Uttal, Global Healthcare Technologies, Spring 2014 We spent an eye-opening 10 days in Kwa-Zulu Natal to begin our South African immersion. Our time was spent traveling around the province visiting different clinics and learning about the healthcare system here. We had amazing guides, including one of the best biomedical engineers in this part of… Read more »

It’s Hip to be Squ[hair]e

By Matt Guerrieri, Global Healthcare Technologies, Winter 2013 Dreads, afros, bangs, bobs, corn rows, crew cuts, mohawks, fauxhawks, rattails, mop tops, mullets, braids: if hair means anything- and trust me, it does- Cape Town’s hair says that this city is trendy.  In a country desperately grasping at national unity, Capetonians proudly express their individuality on… Read more »