Vital for "Digital Health"

10 Lessons for Stronger Health Information Systems in Ebola-Affected West Africa

The international community came together in Accra, Ghana, last month to make a plan.

Creativity: The Key to Developing Tanzania’s Electronic Immunization System

A new registry in Tanzania will track immunizations and vaccine inventories and exchange data with other health information systems.

The mHero Story

This mobile technology is connecting people and making health systems stronger amid West Africa's ongoing Ebola outbreak—and its story is just beginning.

3D-Printed Hands, 3-Cent Maxi Pads, and More at SwitchPoint 2015

Development without dialogue just doesn’t work. Day 2 of SwitchPoint was all about partnerships for lasting progress.

Digital Jedis, Social Entrepreneurs, and the Real Heroes of Global Health

Hundreds gathered today in North Carolina for SwitchPoint, all looking for forces to join, partnerships to forge, and good to do.

Three World-Changers: Drones, Schools, and Sanitary Pads

Digital humanitarians, poverty-fighters, and more head to Saxapahaw, North Carolina, this week for SwitchPoint 2015.

As Ebola Resurges in Guinea, So Do Government Efforts to Quash It

At the Conakry airport, travelers shake hands, hug, and kiss each other's cheeks. You might not know there's an epidemic going on.

Botswana Is Building a Strong Health System by Focusing on Health Workers

In Botswana, the Ministry of Health is using the power of data to inform its policies, planning, and human resources.

mHero May Be the Tech Response to Ebola that Liberia's Health Workers Need

The Liberian government is teaming up with international NGOs and others to make mHero a reality.

To Do: Get Hands Dirty, Make Something Useful, Solve World’s Problems

With a little incentive and a lot of patience, you can create something useful—possibly even lifesaving—out of nothing.

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