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Partner Locally or Fail Repeatedly

UN Technology Innovation Labs talks with Richard Stanley about the state of tech in development—including the failures of our past and opportunities for our future.

What Does It Take to Strengthen Health Systems in a Fragile State?

Salwa Bitar answers 6 questions about improving health care on the ground in West Bank.

Getting to Zero: Lessons on Ebola and Global Health Security

We sat down with Oliver Johnson to find out how West Africa's 2014 outbreak is informing DRC's today.

Women on the Rise in Global Health: Q&A with a Malian Trailblazer

How can more women rise to leadership positions in global health and beyond? Hawa Diallo has some ideas.

A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

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

Built on the Basics, Tutorat Is Quietly Revolutionizing Health Care in Senegal

Mentoring and coaching are the stars of this training and performance-improvement approach.

Neha Misra Brings Light—and Power—into the Lives of Women around the World

Meet Neha Misra, the co-founder of Solar Sister.

Nurses and Stories Are a Powerful Combination

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

How the Informed Push Model Gets Contraceptives to the Women Who Need Them

It all comes down to data, vehicle maintenance, and partnerships, according to one private-sector distributor in Senegal.

In Tanzania, Medical Circumcision Services Rely on a Predominantly Female Nursing Workforce

One woman talks about the ups and downs of providing this HIV risk-reducing service.

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