Stories about Health
9 June 2015
1 June 2015
When the residents of Pasni are in need of any serious medical help, they have to travel more than a hundred kilometers to other cities because local facilitates are dilapidated.
27 May 2015
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.
4 May 2015
3 May 2015
The main river running through the community's region was dammed with its water privatized for the world's largest coal mine and commercial agriculture.
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.
22 April 2015
Daniela Peralta fights an Ecuadorian law that prevents her from donating organ tissue to save her sister-in-law, who is suffering from kidney failure.
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.
29 March 2015
It's been a year since the WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A doctor and health journalist compare notes on what has been a long and traumatic year.
18 March 2015
15 March 2015
"FIFA: DROP QATAR!! Nepal's slaves are dying like flies!" Over a third of the migrants building the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are Nepalis. Their story is harrowing.
8 March 2015
Jamaica has finally 'freed up the herb', prompting Caribbean netizens to debate which other states in the region might soon 'pass the dutchie'.