April 27, 2015 /
Billions of people worldwide do not have access to even the simplest surgical procedures. But a new global initiative hopes to change the situation.
April 27, 2015
Surgically-treatable conditions cause more death and disability than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, combined. Now, a group of doctors is pushing to put surgery on the global health agenda.
April 27, 2015 /
Rainfall has dropped by 30 percent since 1998 in the West African country, leaving nearly 2 million in need of food aid.
April 26, 2015 /
The world looked down on Sierra Leone's Ebola victims for fleeing medical treatment. But the reasons they fled were not only understandable—they're everywhere, including in the United States.
April 25, 2015 /
The Seattle Times
Women in sub-Saharan Africa have a one in 38 chance of dying as a result of complications from pregnancy or childbirth. Low-tech interventions are flipping the script in Kenya.
April 23, 2015
Scientific detective timeline tracing the origins of HIV nominated for best science website.
April 22, 2015 /
Matt Hongoltz-Hetling looks at the protective gear that maternal health care workers wear in Sierra Leone.
April 16, 2015 /
Thomson Reuters Foundation
After several years of violence, Tuareg rebels said they were still not ready to sign a planned peace deal with the government.
April 15, 2015 /
Trying to convey the humanity of the Freetown residents who use their heads to transport goods safely through the chaotic streets.
April 15, 2015
The courage and bravery of Ebola survivors and others fighting the disease give Erika Check Hayden hope that the world's worst outbreak of the disease can be stopped.