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For HIV Clients in Zambia, Referrals Are Life-Changing

A simple document from a trained health worker can give clients the courage they need to face the virus head-on.

Micronutrients Could Have Macro Effects for Health and Nutrition in Tajikistan

A major new undertaking could help solve serious nutrient deficiencies in the country.

Tool Helps Prioritize Vulnerable Households in Uganda, Lesotho, and South Sudan

In the midst of conflict or upheaval, it can be difficult to know which households need health services the most.

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.

5 Behavioral Science Tips for Integrating Health Services So People Actually Use Them

Offering immunization and family planning services at the same time seemed simple.

On the Front Lines: Supporting Health Workers that Deliver Lifesaving Vaccines

One of the greatest successes in global health in the past 25 years was delivered by frontline health workers.

Creativity: The Key to Developing Tanzania’s Electronic Immunization System

A new registry in Tanzania will track immunizations and vaccine inventories and exchange data with other health information systems.

Midwives Matter for Haiti's Moms

In the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, maternal and child health challenges persist. Midwives can help Haiti meet those challenges.

The Vaccine Talk: A Crucial Moment for Parents, Children, and Health Workers

When it comes to talking to clients about vaccinations, clear communication is essential for health workers. And so is training.

UN Security Council Open Debate on Children in Armed Conflict

UN members say attacks on schools and hospitals are war crimes.

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