Skoll Scholar 2014-15
Geographical Location: Africa, Asia
Area of Activity: Health

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Patrick Beattie is the CEO and a co-founder of Redbird Health Tech, dedicated to expanding healthcare in Ghana. A 2014-2015 Skoll Scholar, Patrick has focused his career on using novel technology to address unmet needs in Global Health and Global Development. Patrick is a co-founder of Diagnostics For All, a non-profit medical diagnostics company using paper-microfluidic technology to develop novel point-of-care diagnostics specifically designed for low-resource settings. Before co-founding Diagnostics For All, Patrick spent three years as a chemistry and mathematics teacher in The Gambia and Guinea, as a US Peace Corps volunteer. Patrick’s current endeavors use market innovations to improve healthcare access in Ghana, especially at the point-of-care. He received a degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, Patrick resides in Accra, Ghana.