SwitchPoint has always protested the status quo. It's known for breaking apart the usual way of doing things in international development and entrepreneurship. This year, though, it protested more than that.
The first day of SwitchPoint 2016 was one of intentional serendipity for hundreds of experts, entrepreneurs, and do-gooders from around the world.
Mobile phones and their capabilities are expanding in Kenya.
We shouldn't wait for the next epidemic before we implement some relatively simple yet powerful digital health solutions.
Open source technologies have turned traditional tech transfer on its head. Now Tanzania is reaping the benefits.
We're geeking out over 10 of the inspiring, disruptive women headed to SwitchPoint next month.
At the beginning of the outbreak teams were doing what they've done for years: working in their own bubbles. But Ebola changed that.
It seemed like a normal workday, but an unexpected crisis gave Dr. Dayo Olakulehin an idea that could save lives around the world.
Imagine a world where a health worker in rural Liberia has real-time access to the information she needs to save lives.
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?