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The Promise of Digital Health in the Fight against Noncommunicable Diseases

Could activity trackers help stem the global tide of hypertension?

Young and HIV-Positive? We See You

For kids who live with the virus, an empathetic health worker can be a link to a lifetime of successful treatment.

Global Access to Quality, Affordable Care

This year's Extreme Affordability Conference in Ghana had something new to offer.

In Rural Uganda, One Trans Woman Fights for HIV Care for All

She knows from experience that health workers can either push LGBTI clients away from the care they need—or draw them to it.

Twelve Years Later, HIV in Namibia Looks Very Different

There's been enormous progress here, but adolescent girls and young women still face particular risk.

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?

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