The final report from the first Common Purpose Dishaa Venture, "Heart
Surgery for $1,000", has been published.
In it the participants, 20 from the UK and 20 from India, set
out their findings, models and recommendations for tackling the
challenge of lowering the costs of heart surgery to just $1,000.
The group gathered in Pune, India in February 2011 and have been
working on their models since.
Visit the Dishaa web pages for further information.
The advisory group of Dishaa - an initiative for future leaders
in the United Kingdom and India - has set a challenge to be
investigated by 40 high potential individuals from the private,
public, government and not-for-profit sectors in 2011.
The emerging leaders from the United
Kingdom and India will investigate solutions, and wider
implications, to the following challenge in Pune, India over four
days early next year:
Heart surgery at $1,000
(USD) - what has to change in how society operates and innovates to
make a reality?
This challenge will be announced by the Advisory Group Chair of
Dishaa, Sudhakar Rao, at the British High Commission in Delhi
Find out more about
Dishaa on our website, and you can also read our media release
about the Advisory Group meeting or download a media pack.