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SwitchPoint Goes to Ghana

At the Extreme Affordability Conference in Accra, we saw some of the unusual partnerships and switchpoints that are transforming West Africa’s health and tech landscape.

How Do Attacks on Health Care Affect Women?

When hospitals or clinics are attacked, women often become targets. But what do we know about the real impact on their health and well-being?

Meet the Feminists of Western Mali

Contraception, sex ed, fistula, female genital mutilation—this group tackles them all.

Contraceptive Implants Are Driving Big Gains in Access to Family Planning

What have we achieved on the road to making universal access to family planning a reality? And what's next?

3 Ways To Invest in Interoperable Health Information Systems

These are the paths that will lead us beyond lofty goals and onto practical action.

After Fifty Long Years with Obstetric Fistula, Two Women Reclaim Their Dignity

They spent most of their lives with the condition, but now two septuagenarians in Mali are healed—and they’re on a mission.

Global Health and Tech Thinkers Come Together at SwitchPoint

From pandemic preparedness to gender equality, here are a few standout moments from the 2018 event.

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