Using Design Thinking to Invent a Low-Cost Prosthesis for Landmine Victims


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(Harvard Business Review) "Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) is an Indian nonprofit famous for creating low-cost prosthetics, like the Jaipur Foot and the Stanford-Jaipur Knee. Known for its patient-centric culture and its focus on innovation, BMVSS has assisted more than one million people, including many land mine survivors.

How can founder D.R. Mehta devise a strategy that will ensure the financial sustainability of BMVSS while sustaining its human impact well into the future? Harvard Business School Dean Srikant Datar discusses the importance of design thinking in ensuring a culture of innovation in his case, BMVSS: Changing Lives, One Jaipur Limb at a Time…'"

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Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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