July 23, 2013 / The Economist by Esha Chhabra

Will the world eradicate polio? If it does, some of the credit may go to a 73-year-old billionaire horse-breeder from the Indian city of Pune.

July 20, 2013 / The Atlantic by Esha Chhabra

The difference between walking normally and limping with polio for the rest of a life can be less that $1,000. Corrective surgeries at St. Stephen's Hospital are done at a low cost.

July 17, 2013 / The New York Times by Jonathan Cox

Andhra Pradesh's public health insurance program Aarogyasri, the first in India, pits private hospitals against public in a tug-of-war for funding, with poor patients trapped in the middle.

July 16, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jonathan Cox

From patients waiting for care in the corridors of Osmania General to the hopeless anger of farmers under a burden of healthcare debt, this is what the decline of India's public hospitals looks like.

July 16, 2013 / Foreign Policy by Jeffrey Bartholet

Speaking to the wrathful oracle who advises the Dalai Lama on policy.

July 15, 2013 / Dowser by Jonathan Cox

A terrorist attack in February 2013 alerted Hyderabad to the desperate condition of Osmania General, but four months later it is still business as usual for the understaffed, underfunded hospital.

July 12, 2013 / The Los Angeles Times by Kenneth R. Weiss

If contraceptives were made available to the 222 million women in poor countries who want to avoid pregnancy, it would avert an estimated 118,000 maternal deaths, according to a UN study.

July 10, 2013 / Los Angeles Times by Kenneth R. Weiss

United Nations demographers released official projections of the world's population -- and it's rising faster than expected.

July 2, 2013 / The New Yorker by Jeffrey Bartholet

A wave of self-immolations sweeps Tibet.

July 2, 2013 / Untold Stories by David Rochkind

The Garifuna population in Honduras has an HIV rate five times higher than the national rate.

June 24, 2013 / The Guardian by Esha Chhabra

Dr Mathew Varghese dreams of permanently overcoming the funding and education barriers faced by polio patients in India.

June 7, 2013 / The Atlantic by Kathleen E. McLaughlin

How China's great malaria breakthrough is drowning in a sea of fakes.