Vital for "Youth"

SwitchPoint 2016: Day 2

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.

Youth Advocates Can Increase the Use of Modern Contraceptives, If We Listen to Them

If you want to harness the power of youth for family planning programs, you have to engage and listen to them.

Once an At-Risk Youth, Thembi Becomes a Child & Youth Care Worker

When parents die, children are often left with no financial support—or even proper identification. Who helps them then?

Future Planning: Young People Making Choices

As we celebrate International Youth Day, we’re talking with young people about planning their futures.

Young People Need HIV Care and Services, Too

When it comes to HIV care, adolescents are often left behind. But a team at Shanamutango Clinic is working to change that for Namibia's young people.

Courage to Change Child and Youth Lives

South Africa's Safe Parks model is catching on, and so are the health workers who give vulnerable young people a safe place to play, talk, and be.

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

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

2014's Top Global Health Stories—and What They Have to Do with Health Workers

Some are good, some are bad, but all are illuminating as we enter 2015.

Men and Boys Come Out in Droves for HIV Services in Tanzania

In the northern regions, HIV services aren't always available. But when they are, health workers stay busy.

Looking at Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in the Field

In rural Tanzania, health workers toil away in tents to stem HIV.

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