January 30, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Starvation four decades ago in Cambodia and 70 years ago in the Netherlands appear to have long-term health consequences.
September 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
As people in the developing world live longer, eat more and exercise less, high blood pressure is on the rise. What does that mean to a country like Cambodia?
September 3, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
When one college student decided to bridge the stark divide of Pakistani classrooms by creating a school for low-income kids, he did not anticipate such skepticism.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
People in developing countries could cut their risk of diabetes by switching from white rice to brown rice. Turns out that’s easier said than done.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Eben Harrell, David E. Hoffman
Eben Harrell talks about the race to secure stocks of plutonium abandoned in a former Soviet republic.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
Reports have pointed to Pakistan’s Islamic schools as training grounds for terrorists--overlooking the hardline content of the public school curriculum.
April 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
A new law makes acid attacks a crime, but justice remains elusive for victims like Sidra Yasmeen. She recently won a court case against her attackers.
December 7, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Morphine is cheap, easy to administer and brings relief to suffering cancer patients. Unfortunately, it is not always available.
December 6, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In developing countries, one of every four cancers can be blamed on infectious agents. The reason? Poor sanition in these countries means greater exposure to germs.
December 5, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In India a cheap, simple method to test for cervical cancer is saving thousands of lives.
December 4, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Having breast cancer here often means no care at all, or care that’s too costly for any common person to afford, or a lot of initial missteps.
December 3, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Dr. Jackson Orem heads the Uganda Cancer Institute. Until recently, he was the only oncologist in a country of more than 30 million people.
December 3, 2012 / PRI's The World
Sean Gallagher
Smoking is the leading cause of death in China, and by 2050 the number of deaths from tobacco-related causes is expected to triple.

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