Combining science and social justice, we are advancing an understanding of the ecology of poverty, and strengthening large-scale health service delivery programs to disrupt cycles of poverty and disease.

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Ecology of Poverty

We combine new mathematical and statistical models of coupled natural-human systems of the poor with field-based data-collection to understand root causes of poverty and disease.

Service Delivery

We implement and research large-scale rights-based healthcare delivery programs.

Service Delivery Implementation Research

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Matt Bonds is an Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Cofounder & Scientific Director of PIVOT. In partnership with communities in resource-poor areas, PIVOT combines accessible and comprehensive health care services with rigorous scientific research to save lives and break cycles of poverty and disease.

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