SwitchPoint alum miraclefeet is partnering with Clarks Shoes, Stanford, and local health workers to treat a common but debilitating birth defect around the world.
The country is turning its focus to young people—which make up half its population—in part by training thousands of health workers to deliver different methods of pregnancy prevention.
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.
If you want to harness the power of youth for family planning programs, you have to engage and listen to them.
When parents die, children are often left with no financial support—or even proper identification. Who helps them then?
As we celebrate International Youth Day, we’re talking with young people about planning their futures.
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.
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.
Digital humanitarians, poverty-fighters, and more head to Saxapahaw, North Carolina, this week for SwitchPoint 2015.
Some are good, some are bad, but all are illuminating as we enter 2015.