News & commentary about the global health workforce

SwitchPoint: A Love Story

SwitchPoint ignites the kind of magic that makes your heart beat, your toes tap, and your mind open.

A Window onto the World of Social Science Research

Social science and the future of health care go hand-in-hand, but it's an underappreciated partnership.

Driving the Development Conversation with JadedAid

How do we communicate the work we do in global development? Do we become the voice for a cause, or elevate local voices instead?

Clubfoot Can Be Solved on a Global Scale

SwitchPoint alum miraclefeet is partnering with Clarks Shoes, Stanford, and local health workers to treat a common but debilitating birth defect around the world.

Why We All Need to Ask: Who's Doing It Better?

Global development professionals can benefit from solutions journalism, which mobilizes audiences to act in support of what works.

Intentional Serendipity Took Center Stage at SwitchPoint 2016

Stories of luck and gratitude kicked off and infused IntraHealth’s annual event.

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.

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.

SwitchPoint: Is it a Festival or a Conference?

This year’s SwitchPoint speakers are coming from the UN Foundation, the World Bank, USAID, major corporations, and from tiny startups in far-off places.