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20 May 2015
During the Special Period in Cuba, rock and heavy metal fans infected themselves with AIDS in order to have better living conditions, Radio Ambulante reports.
18 May 2015
6 May 2015
Within the impoverished province of Balochistan, Gwadar is known for its well-financed strategic port. But its 249,055 residents lack basic health facilities.
2 May 2015
What do you do when there are only about 20 practicing surgeons for an entire country? Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do surgery.
24 April 2015
The Minister of Health's tirade against a women's rights activist raises questions about gender equality, human rights and the political status quo in Guyana.
18 April 2015
12 April 2015
Imagine being in a hospital with a deadly illness and you can't see the faces of the people caring for you. That's what Mary Beth Heffernan has tried to change.
5 April 2015
Maya provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.
4 April 2015
Uzbekistan's Tuti Yusupova May Not Have Been the World's Oldest Person. But Her Life Still Witnessed Phenomenal Change.
"May her place be in paradise. Let the world see and be astonished."
Ebola still remains a threat in West Africa, but media coverage is waning. A US-based collective of musicians from Cameroon, Liberia, Senegal, and the US is raising awareness of it.