The number of live births declined by nearly 10 percent in Pernambuco, the state in Brazil where Zika was first detected. What accounts for the decline?
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The Zika epidemic in Brazil transformed the entire family unit, but little attention has been paid to the other children—the siblings of children with congenital Zika syndrome.
A mother navigates the complexities and joys of daily life with three children post-Zika, in the northeast city of Recife.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds that conditions that enabled the Zika epidemic in Brazil were not addressed —leaving the country, especially women and girls, at risk for future outbreaks.
What are the obstacles that prevent women in Haiti from receiving timely information and treatment for women's cancers?
In Haiti, women put their family's health above their own. But what happens when a woman falls ill? Anna Russell explores how women who put themselves last face a life-changing diagnosis.
What does it mean to be “labeled” with a disability in India, and how does that shape your lived experienced, as well as your individuality?
Little known in the West, the paralytic disease konzo has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries.
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told of their condition by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
When the International AIDS Conference is held in Africa, not only do you get Elton John and Queen Latifah in attendance, but African royalty with real sway over their people come as well.
The majority of people living with HIV/AIDS will experience at least one ocular complication—the most dreaded being potentially blinding CMV retinitis.
Thanks to one innovation, women can now be screened for cervical cancer using just a smartphone.