- NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

The Importance of Failure in the Creation and Implementation of Affordable Technology for Health

A collection of compelling perspectives from a discussion at the 2012 Pacific Health Summit, this report addresses questions such as the following:

  • How do we define failure when implementing technologies for health?
  • What mindsets hamper innovation and contribute to failure?
  • Where have technologies negatively influenced individuals and communities? How can we prevent misuse of technology?
  • How and what can we learn from failures?
  • How can we move from failure to success?