November 6, 2013
Pollution in India is a hidden problem with catastrophic consequences affecting rural and urban areas. Chromium contamination, lead pollution and pesticide poisoning have left a toxic trail.
October 25, 2013
Non-communicable diseases cause 63 percent of deaths worldwide. In India, diabetes, heart attacks and cancer are on the rise across all strata of society.
October 25, 2013 /
Healthcare journalist Martina Merten talks about the shortcomings of medical data collection in India.
October 14, 2013
The tensions between India's patriarchal traditions and modernism can be seen in the struggle against dowry violence.
October 8, 2013 /
This is how communities spread the word about the importance of good nutrition in improving maternal and infant health in Uganda, India, Guatemala or Chicago.
September 18, 2013
Joanne Silberner wins another award, the 2013 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting, for her reporting and radio series on cancer in the developing world.
September 11, 2013 /
Grantee Carl Gierstorfer says prejudices against women in India begin in the womb.
September 5, 2013
Joanne Silberner wins the 2013 Communication Award from The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.
August 12, 2013 /
The world's roads are still a place of carnage, with hair-raising instances of risky practices, unenforced laws and shoddy data. This quick survey of country facts also shows that progress is real.
August 8, 2013 /
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Outrage and Inspire
Fighting for maternal and infant nutrition by bringing "hidden hunger" into the open. A birth in rural India, and beating the statistical odds of stunting.