Smoking is the leading cause of death in China, and by 2050 the number of deaths from tobacco-related causes is expected to triple. Click here for the sources of information included in this video.

Explore this interactive map to learn about cancers that disproportionately affect poorer countries.


More people in poor countries die from cancer than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Joanne Silberner looks at the human toll of cancer, and possible solutions.


May 26, 2016 /
Emily Baumgaertner
The Pulitzer Center has partnered with university and college professors and teachers to design example lesson plans on journalism and public health.
June 5, 2015 /
Emily Baumgaertner, Joanne Silberner
Journalist Joanne Silberner and Health Projects Coordinator Emily Baumgaertner appear on "This Week in Global Health."