Duncan Maru, MD, PHD is a faculty member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity and Harvard Medical School, and the Chief Strategy Officer of Possible.


Recent Posts by Duncan Maru

Building Health Care Systems In Post-Earthquake, Post-Constitution Nepal

Today, challenges abound in Nepal -- recovery from the worst natural disaster in 80 years, a border conflict with India, and entrenched poverty. But a new Constitution offers exciting avenues for creating accountable care systems that meet the Triple Aim of patient-centered care, population...

The High Costs Of Nepal’s Fee-For-Service Approach To Health Care

Of all the problems facing the post-earthquake Nepal health care system, its greatest challenge remains the one that long pre-dates April 25: a system built around unregulated fee-for-service health care delivery.

Access, Excess, And Medical Transformation: Delivering Durable Health Care In Rural Nepal

Picture a government hospital in remote rural Nepal that’s fourteen hours away to the nearest tertiary care center via dangerous roads.