As corpses rot and the search for family members’ remains becomes more urgent, there is a special Vietnamese Office for Seeking Missing Persons—but it helps find Americans.
Decades after the war with America ended, Vietnamese families continue to search for the remains of their kin who are still missing in action.
Pulitzer Center grantee Rachel Nuwer's new book, Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking, offers a new look on the poachers, traders, customers of, and people against illegal wildlife trade.
Vietnam is a prime example of a little-known global threat: the excessive mining of river sand to build the world’s booming cities.
As worries of environmental devastation grow, Beijing is building hydroelectric dams and dredging the Mekong River to allow bigger boats.
The rapid growth of Vietnam’s super-rich means multi-billion dollar developments are rising across this ancient city, separating the wealthy with walls from the rest of society.
In Vietnam, rural areas still lack tuberculosis vaccines and accurate diagnostic tools. The GeneXpert machine has improved TB diagnosis and spurred a wave of innovations in TB testing.
Tuberculosis isn’t history, and it’s much more dangerous than malaria or Ebola.
TB is the world's second-deadliest infectious disease, but funding for it is not proportional to the threat.
When it comes to treating TB in Vietnam, it does not much good to only meet the funding gaps halfway.
Tuberculosis is a 'neglected disease' in Vietnam despite the high death toll.
Why doesn't tuberculosis attract as much attention—or get as much funding—as HIV or malaria?
300,000 Vietnamese soldiers are estimated missing in action from the conflict referred locally as "The American War." Can thousands of families find the remains of their loves ones before time runs out?
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. With only the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant strain.
The doubling of the price of rice in Asia has given rise to what some have coined "the Asian Food Crisis." While some economists feel that this is a temporary price hike, others see that the devastation from the recent cyclone in the central rice growing region of Burma...
Grantee David Rochkind explains the role of photographs in adding a human element to science stories.
There are two weeks left to submit photos of strong women to the joint assignment with NatGeo Your Shot.
Aid organizations and governments spend billions on public health aid in developing countries. Why do so many Ebola and TB clinics still lack basic resources?
Advanced technologies for tuberculosis testing could save millions of lives, but only if they are designed to reach those who need them most: the poor in the developing world.
Targeting care to poor and developing communities reduces stigma and deters development of drug-resistant strains of TB. Can a new diagnostic test be the turning point in the fight against TB?
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan for science teachers, humanities teachers, and university professors examines the role that visuals can play in driving policy change by inspiring readers to “do something”.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.