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Makers, Mobile Phones, and Malaria: 5 Favorite Moments from Day 2 of SwitchPoint 2014

Couldn’t make it to the second and final day of SwitchPoint 2014, but still want to be inspired by some of the biggest ideas in global health? These highlights are just for you.

From Hackers to Health Care: 5 Favorite Moments from Day 1 of SwitchPoint 2014

We covered a lot of ground for global good at SwitchPoint today. In case you couldn’t join us, here are some highlights.

As the Country’s Newest Innovation Hub, NC Must Stay Ahead of the Curve in Global Health

Join us at SwitchPoint to show the world why North Carolina deserves to be called a hub for innovation.

Movers, Shakers, Thinkers, Doers Converge on Former N.C. Mill Town

These three innovators are hell-bent on changing the world. And now they're headed to Saxapahaw, NC, for SwitchPoint 2014.

HRH + Private Sector = A Happy Marriage?

The private sector brings more than just money to the table when it comes to global health. But where were our private-sector partners in Recife?

SwitchPoint 2013: Reengineering the Back Yard

If you want to help save the world, look for a problem to solve in your own back yard.

Caktus Sponsoring and Speaking on Mobile Health at SwitchPoint 2013

SwitchPoint is a one-of-a-kind conference and a unique opportunity to learn, share ideas, and hear about global and mobile health efforts around the world.

SwitchPoint: Global Good Ideas

In this era of the meme and the like and the retweet, I never tire of stories about people who have built something incredible out of nothing, especially when they have built it to help someone else.

Skepticism + Playfulness = SwitchPoint?

Last Friday, I sat in the beautiful Haw River Ballroom in the enchanting town of Saxapahaw, North Carolina, with hundreds of eclectic, savvy, and well-traveled individuals at SwitchPoint 2012—IntraHealth’s first annual conference, retreat, and concert on innovation and global health.