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SwitchPoint 2017: Day 1

A big question on people’s minds today wasn’t “What are we doing for greater social good?” but “How can we keep doing it?”Read more

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SwitchPoint 2017: Day 2

Be informed. Tell stories. Stick together. And other lessons on how to keep doing good from SwitchPoint 2017.

Malaria Doesn’t Stop This Nurse in Uganda

Victoria sees a lot of malaria cases. Today, she's both nurse and patient.

Guts, Collaboration, and Diversity Generate a Powerful Creative Force at SwitchPoint 2017

April 27 and 28 is the sixth annual SwitchPoint conference, a global gathering of humanitarians. Here's what to expect.

The Right Training Can Change Minds, Hearts, and HIV Services

Health workers who understand those at greatest risk of contracting HIV are more likely to reach them.

4 Reasons to Teach the Sustainable Development Goals in Every Classroom

Young people can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.

SwitchPoint: A Love Story

SwitchPoint ignites the kind of magic that makes your heart beat, your toes tap, and your mind open.

Advocacy to Honor Health Workers for the 5th Annual World Health Worker Week

As organizers of this awareness week, we’re often asked who we are and how we contribute.

WhatsApp Is a Lifeline for Nurses in Remote Communities

A popular social media tool is changing the way health workers practice—and saving lives.

How the Diplomatic Community Can Help Solve the Health Workforce Crisis

Pape Gaye offers five steps diplomats can take to help more countries invest in health.

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