Dr. Harvey Rubin to Give Keynote at Digital Disruption 2014

Dr. Rubin will be featured as a keynote speaker at Digital Disruption 2014, a digital innovation and business transformation conference in San Jose, California, on December 8-11. He'll address the ways that EtC is forging innovative partnerships between the telecom industry and the health infrastructure in Africa and India.

Forbes.com Talks to Harvey Rubin about Ebola and Cold Chain

Forbes.com's Faye Flam talks to Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD, about challenges in maintaining the cold chain for a future Ebola vaccine. Dr. Rubin notes that with Ebola, lack of refrigeration for biologics and vaccines represents part of a bigger problem with infrastructure. What we need, he says, is an international organization dedicated to tracking and responding to outbreaks of infectious diseases.

Public/Private Partnerships and the Cold Chain: EtC Powers Solutions

Private equity firms are investing in the cold chain. Why? It's not just vaccines that need to be kept at appropriate temperature: other commodities such as foods have specific cold temperature requirements.

Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School's online journal of business analysis, looks at the cold chain landscape as a potential business opportunity built on the foundation of innovation that EtC has established.

Mobile Operators Help Get Vaccines to People in Need

This piece by Dawn Bushaus from TM Forum, a global digital trade association, highlights the promise of EtC and expansion plans beyond Zimbabwe.

Every year, more than 2 million children worldwide die from preventable diseases because they lack access to the vaccines that could prevent their illnesses. Energize The Chain (ETC), a not-for-profit technology service company, is working with mobile network operators in developing nations on a revolutionary Internet of Things application that could significantly reduce the number of deaths...

Philadelphia Inquirer Front Page Article on ETC

One of Morse's next calls was to another friend, this one a star in the field of medicine. Harvey Rubin, an infectious-disease doctor at the University of Pennsylvania, does research on tuberculosis and the mathematical modeling of complex biological systems. His vast professional and personal network has made him a kind of human power grid. If anyone could figure out a way to deal with the mess in Haiti, Morse figured Rubin was the one. But Rubin had bad news.

UN Meeting on Partnerships in the Vaccine Cold Chain

Leaders and innovators in global health met April 8, 2014, at the United Nations to provide guidance about partnerships as the UN considers the next iteration of the Millennium Development Goals. This particular meeting was a side event, sponsored by the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response, to the UN Economic and Social Council’s two-day meetings on the role of partnerships.