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Stronger Health Systems Can Provide Palestinians with Better Health Care

Improvements can help Palestinians access better health care today—and prepare for the unknowns of tomorrow.

Invest in Health Systems by Investing in Health Workers

A new report provides the first quantitative estimates of the value of stronger health systems—and the lives they can save.

To End HIV Stigma, We Must Fight a Long History

Health workers can play a key role in ending discrimination against people who live with HIV.

What's Not a Target

Health workers and facilities are supposed to be protected by the rules of war, but they're still being attacked.

Real Talk App Elevates Teen Voices to Transform Sex Education

A new app brings sex ed directly to middle school students through storytelling—on their phones.

It's Time to End Sexual Harassment

Health workers deal with stressful situations every day. Sexual harassment should no longer be one of them.

To Empower Women Is to Empower Nations: Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan

As a health worker in a conflict zone, I learned what it means to be in the right place at the right time.

Where Do Big Ideas for Greater Good Come From? Humanitarians Tell All

Brian Southwell asks some big questions. And these SwitchPoint speakers answer.

For Humanitarian Workers, Mental Health Needs Are Often Overlooked

It's time to take mental well-being during complex emergencies seriously.

1.2 Billion Reasons Why Countries Must Empower Young People to Plan the Future

A tidal wave of youth is fast approaching the shores of adult society. It’s time to ensure they are part of the global conversation.

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