TEDx: Science on the spot to defeat diseases of poverty

"Research is the most powerful tool to fight the vicious circle of poverty and disease"

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Health inequities are responsable for millions of deaths worldwide. In this talk, Elisa Lopez Varela, a TB/HIV researcher at ISGlobal and CISM, explains how research and knowledge are one of the most powerful tools to break the vicious circle of disease and poverty. She calls for a field research that is able to translate great discoveries into sustainable