Dr. Richard Heinzl: Technology is Transforming Humanitarianism [VIDEO]
Back then, Heinzl reminisces, visiting doctors in isolated areas could only dream of having the unlimited access to information that we now enjoy. "I used to be stuck in places where, literally, 1, 2, 3 months would go by where I couldn't make a phone call, I'd be that isolated—no one could in the town." Today, with the proliferation of communications technology, Doctors Without Borders can provide far better care, and communities are often helping themselves by becoming connected and getting online. Access to information, technological innovation, and social development are merging to provide a meaningful point of departure to help those in need, and make the world a better place.