Publications

Deutsche Welle

Dying of Shame and AIDS in the Philippines

HIV/AIDS is killing ever more young gay men in the Philippines, making Manila in 2016 start to look like San Francisco in the 1980s. Ana P. Santos reports on an epidemic partly driven by shame.

Is It Really Sunni vs. Shia In Syria?

As the Syrian civil war intensifies, it appears to outsiders as a conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims. But as Reese Erlich reports from Damascus, it's far more complicated.

Chronic Diseases Underestimated in India

Chronic diseases are not only increasing in developed countries, but also in developing countries such as India. However, unlike patients in Germany, patients in India can hardly get treatment.