September 15, 2014 /
Tom Hundley, Samuel Loewenberg
In Uganda, only 30 percent of the population has access to improved sanitation. It will take innovative solutions to help a country harmed by its own waste.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Samuel Loewenberg
Uganda suffers from a sanitation crisis, as many villagers nor the urban poor have access to toilets. An estimated 75% of the country's disease burden is linked to poor sanitation and hygiene.
September 10, 2014 / The Economist
Samuel Loewenberg
Getting water to poor communities may sound straightforward: dig a well, put in a pump and hand out water filters. But as many NGOs and aid agencies have found, it is a lot more complicated than that...
December 29, 2012
Jon Sawyer
Week in Review: Pulitzer 2012 in Photos
December 28, 2012 / Untold Stories
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
China issues an official denial to Guardian series on counterfeit drugs--but doesn't address the scientific research linking China to fake and substandard drugs that now flood Africa.
December 24, 2012 / The Guardian
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
A vast influx of Western medicine has unleashed an unregulated free-for-all in private dispensaries, critics say.
December 24, 2012 / The Guardian
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
China is suspected as the source of counterfeit drugs that are holding back the fight against malaria in Africa.
December 23, 2012 / The Guardian
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
Malaria is one of the diseases affected by unscrupulous traders in fake and substandard drugs.
December 21, 2012 / Untold Stories
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
A key component of China's diplomacy push in Africa is sending medical teams to countries in need.
December 17, 2012 / The Seattle Times
Joanne Silberner
In the developing world, cancer kills more people than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. A Seattle clinic and its partner in Uganda are collaborating to improve care in the African country.
December 17, 2012 / KUOW
Joanne Silberner
A Seattle-based doctor does research and trains young doctors in Uganda.
December 7, 2012
Tom Hundley
This Week in Review: Cancer Not Only for the Rich
December 7, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Morphine is cheap, easy to administer and brings relief to suffering cancer patients. Unfortunately, it is not always available.