Vital for "Policy & Advocacy"

Why Technology Isn’t Always the Answer in Global Health

We were so excited by the flashiness of the tools, we forgot our goal—to lower hypertension in Africa.

These 5 Levels of Advocacy Are Moving the Needle on Contraceptive Use

In the struggle to end poverty, new ideas and powerful new voices are rising up, demanding change. And it's working.

Young Nigeriens Want Comprehensive Sex Ed and Solid Advice

In Niger, talking about sex and contraceptives isn’t always easy. But little by little, things are changing.

Senegal’s New Roadmap for a Gender Transformative Human Resource Management Policy

The country is taking steps to change the working lives of health workers—particularly women.

SwitchPoint Goes to Ghana

At the Extreme Affordability Conference in Accra, we saw some of the unusual partnerships and switchpoints that are transforming West Africa’s health and tech landscape.

How Do Attacks on Health Care Affect Women?

When hospitals or clinics are attacked, women often become targets. But what do we know about the real impact on their health and well-being?

Contraceptive Implants Are Driving Big Gains in Access to Family Planning

What have we achieved on the road to making universal access to family planning a reality? And what's next?

Women on the Rise in Global Health: Q&A with a Malian Trailblazer

How can more women rise to leadership positions in global health and beyond? Hawa Diallo has some ideas.

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