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A Clean Bed, Anesthesia, and Other Small Comforts We Can Give Mali’s Moms

An assessment of health facilities found entire wards devoid of equipment and supplies. We can do better.

Nurses and Stories Are a Powerful Combination

In Uganda, one nurse is changing the face of nursing leadership. Meet Samalie.

Picture It: Health Workers Provide Care for Mothers Every Day

Happy Mother’s Day to moms—and the health workers who care for them—everywhere!

Nurses on the Front Line—Again

If a new flu pandemic strikes, nurses are likely to be our first—and best—line of defense.

More Babies Tested, Treated, and Born HIV-Free in Namibia

To end the country's HIV epidemic, new infections among children must be eliminated. This district is making it happen.

Failing Fast: Does It Apply to Health Care?

When you're developing new ideas or tech, failure isn't such a bad thing. But for health workers, it means something else.

To the Wise Women and Men of Midwifery: Thank You

Midwifery is more than clinical services. It’s a science and an art with a deep history.

The Power of Storytelling: Unlocking Energy for Change

What happens when frontline health workers team up with a professional storytelling coach? The results are unforgettable.

SwitchPoint 2017: Day 2

Be informed. Tell stories. Stick together. And other lessons on how to keep doing good from SwitchPoint 2017.

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