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10 Women Who Are Disrupting Global Health and Tech

We're geeking out over 10 of the inspiring, disruptive women headed to SwitchPoint next month.

Necessity Breeds Lifesaving Invention—and a Hub to Launch More Innovation

It seemed like a normal workday, but an unexpected crisis gave Dr. Dayo Olakulehin an idea that could save lives around the world.

Read between the Lines: An Open Source Lesson from Tech Billionaires

Do we in the development community have the courage to drop flashy innovations that just don't work?

Help Wanted: Biomedical Equipment Technicians Needed to Save Lives

The technicians who maintain and fix medical equipment are often overlooked. But they're a vital part of the health system.

New Registry Reveals eHealth Happenings in Senegal’s Own Back Yard

As Senegal finalizes its national eHealth strategy, a catalog of initiatives sets the field for greater coordination.

Where Are the DRC’s Doctors and Nurses? iHRIS Data Give Us Hints

Each year, the country produces 2,000 new doctors and 7,000 new nurses. Yet there's often a shortage.

Tomorrow’s Health Sectors Need More IT Staff, Interoperable Systems

When it comes to data-wrangling software and apps, health sectors today have lots of options. But they may come with a language barrier.

Why We Need Data on Frontline Health Workers

mPowering Frontline Health Workers sits down with Dr. Kate Tulenko to talk about community health workers and how data about them can improve global 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.

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