SPH alumnus saving lives in India

October 16, 2014

Pawankumar Gulabrao Patil
Image courtesy: thebetterindia.com

Dr. Pawankumar Gulabrao Patil, an alumnus of UNT Health Science Center’s School of Public Health, has a story that reads like a movie script, according to The Better India.

The publication describes him as an unsung hero who has returned home and is making a difference in improving living conditions in his native country.

Dr. Patil (MPH, Community Health, ’14) is featured in a story explaining how he developed a device that brought clean hand-washing to 16 remote villages in India and how he involved entire communities – starting with children – in his effort.

Read more about his story here: With 35 Rupees, You Could Buy A Popcorn Or Recharge Your Mobile. He Chose To Save Lives.

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