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  • Sustainable
  • In order to successfully implement our project in the real world, we decided to consider current issues in society that may create barriers to the implementation of our project. To do this, we analyzed the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and designed our project to address challenges relevant to endometriosis and women’s reproductive healthcare.

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