IntraHealth to Celebrate Innovations in Health at SwitchPoint Shibuya in Tokyo

July 30, 2019IntraHealth International,The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Japan Center for International Exchange will host SwitchPoint Shibuya—a globally-curated event focused on inventive approaches to solving health challenges in Africa. The August 31st event will feature talks and performances, interactive microlabs, and a networking reception.  The conference will take place at state-of-the-art creative incubator EDGEof in the heart of Shibuya, Tokyo, just days after theSeventh Tokyo Conference on African Development, where IntraHealth will host an officialside event.  Humanitarian experts and innovators from around the world gather every April in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, for IntraHealth's annual SwitchPoint conference. SwitchPoint brings together hundreds of leaders in global health, humanitarian response, technology, media, and more to report on new advances in social good and create unexpected collaborations across industries.  Over the course of the last year, SwitchPoint has expanded to include a series of smaller, locally- focused international gatherings—most recently in Ghana and Rwanda. In August, SwitchPoint will make its first appearance in Asia at the crossroads of the world in central Tokyo, Japan.  Speakers and performers include:Haruna, an unprecedented record holder and winner of the ...
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