Global Health: Reproductive Health

Emergency care physician Rodrigo Lobo was the first to suspect a yellow fever outbreak in the area around Teófilo Otoni, Brazil. The city is about 460 miles north of Rio de Janeiro. Image by Mark Hoffman. Brazil, 2017.
February 15, 2018
by Rebecca Kaplan

Pulitzer Center-supported journalists and student fellows screen films and discuss their global health related reporting, from climate change to domestic violence.

A sign from the October 2016 protests against the anti-abortion law. Image courtesy Iga Lubczańska/CC BY 2.0. Poland, 2016.
February 7, 2018
by Alex Cocotas

Alex Cocotas, a freelance journalist based in Berlin, reports on women's rights in Poland.

Czarny Protest. Image by Iga Lubczańska/CC BY 2.0. Poland, 2017.
January 26, 2018 / The Baffler
by Alex Cocotas

After historic protests in 2016, has the reality of women's rights in Poland improved?

January 9, 2018
by Rebecca Hersher, Allison Shelley

Join the Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW at the 2018 CUGH conference for a workshop on ways to better communicate research and field experience to the public.

January 8, 2018
by Rob Tinworth, Ann Peters

Filmmaker Rob Tinworth screens his documentary "The Life Equation" and shares his reporting with public health students and faculty.  

Marina was addicted to drugs for 15 years. Image by Anna Nemtsova. Russia, 2017.
December 20, 2017 / The Daily Beast
by Anna Nemtsova

Designer drugs called ‘bath salts’ in the U.S. are dangerous to Americans, but addiction is epidemic among Russians, especially women. Many shoot up, and many contract HIV/AIDS.

The Irkutsk AIDS Center. Image by Anna Nemtsova. Russia, 2017.
December 5, 2017 / The Daily Beast
by Anna Nemtsova

From Moscow to Siberia, and after some 200,000 deaths in the last 30 years, Russia finally is mobilized to address the epidemic.

The operating theater at the Okene Zonal Hospital in Kogi State, Nigeria. Image by T.R. Goldman. Nigeria, 2017.
December 3, 2017
by T.R. Goldman

What does it take for a developing country like Nigeria to roll out a new healthcare protocol for newborns on a national scale? T.R. Goldman discusses the challenges this country faces.

Graffiti in support of 2016 protests against anti-abortion laws in Warsaw. Image by Alex Cocotas. Poland, 2017.
November 30, 2017
by Alex Cocotas

After a failed attempt to completely ban abortion, a look at the ongoing reality of women's rights in Poland.

A defaced truck bearing anti-abortion messages outside one of the last hospitals in Poland that still performs abortions. Image by Alex Cocotas. Poland, 2016.
November 30, 2017 / The Guardian
by Alex Cocotas

A year ago, mass protests in Poland defeated a new abortion ban. But the ruling party, supported by the church, continues to cut reproductive rights—leaving people at the mercy of the black market.

November 27, 2017
by Rob Tinworth

Documentary explores use of big data in public health. Follow the stories of the patients and service provides in this Pulitzer Center-supported film by Rob Tinworth.

Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
November 27, 2017
by Isabel Izek

The festival, part of the 2017 Midwest Universities Global Health Meeting, features Pulitzer Center films focused on the health care challenges faced by immigrants and refugees.