April 28, 2015 / PRI's The World
Bridget Huber
A technique developed by an American surgeon in Uganda is now helping kids in the US as well. "Global surgery is a two-way street," says Dr. Benjamin Warf.
April 27, 2015 / PRI's The World
Bridget Huber
Facing a severe shortage of surgeons, Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do life-saving operations.
April 27, 2015 / PRI's The World
Julia Simon
This is a story of how a fashion designer became a billionaire. It also speaks to the lack of transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector, one of the world’s largest.
May 13, 2014 / PRI's The World
Alissa Quart
For ten years, Blanca has cared for other people's children. Now, she is finally reunited with her own son.
May 8, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Australia has recently suffered droughts, floods, tropical storms and heat waves that many scientists warn climate change will bring, and the impact also has psychological effects.
May 7, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In Australia, government researchers say climate change has definitely hit the country, hard. But farmers who are feeling it are not ready to believe it.
April 3, 2014 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
The closing of one girls' school has kept a whole generation of girls in a rural Pakistani village from getting the education their sisters and mothers got.
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.

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