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A Do No Harm Framework for ICT4D: Inspiration from SwitchPoint 2018

The issue of data ethics isn't new to international development—but it all feels a little more urgent now.

SwitchPoint 2018: Day 2

Fear and bias get in the way of humanitarian work every day. We're moving forward anyway.

SwitchPoint 2018: Day 1

Day 1 of SwitchPoint 2018 focused on fake news, true stories, and the power both have over how we do good—and how we do evil.

To Truly Manage Malaria in Uganda, Diagnosis Matters

Treatment without a proper diagnosis can undermine malaria care. Now Uganda is working to eliminate this practice.

Why Is that Guy Tap Dancing? And Other Frequently Asked Questions about the Arts at SwitchPoint

Most of the 350+ people who come to this North Carolina conference aren’t artists. That’s the point.

A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

"They did not feel that medicine would help her. They were just waiting for her to die.”

A Physician’s Dispatch from KwaZulu-Natal

In honor of World Health Worker Week 2018, health workers from around the world are telling us what it's really like on the front lines.

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