Vital for "Digital Health"

SwitchPoint 2016: Day 1

The first day of SwitchPoint 2016 was one of intentional serendipity for hundreds of experts, entrepreneurs, and do-gooders from around the world.

A Connected Health Workforce is Essential to Global Health Security

We shouldn't wait for the next epidemic before we implement some relatively simple yet powerful digital health solutions.

Tanzania’s Health IT Community Is Growing—and Getting Stronger

Open source technologies have turned traditional tech transfer on its head. Now Tanzania is reaping the benefits.

10 Women Who Are Disrupting Global Health and Tech

We're geeking out over 10 of the inspiring, disruptive women headed to SwitchPoint next month.

What I Learned from Working on the Ebola Response

At the beginning of the outbreak teams were doing what they've done for years: working in their own bubbles. But Ebola changed that.

Necessity Breeds Lifesaving Invention—and a Hub to Launch More Innovation

It seemed like a normal workday, but an unexpected crisis gave Dr. Dayo Olakulehin an idea that could save lives around the world.

Building a More Resilient West Africa: How Open Innovation Can Help

Imagine a world where a health worker in rural Liberia has real-time access to the information she needs to save lives.

What Will Family Planning Look Like in 2036?

Who knew 20 years ago that mobile phones would become a crucial tool in reproductive health? And what do the next 20 have in store?

“Mobilizing” the Global Community Workforce for Resilient Primary Health Systems

The role of ICT in creating resilient systems is profound, but we have yet to scratch the surface of possibilities.

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