From 600,000 cars in 1980 to 6.8 million today, Bangkok is seeing an increase in traffic—as well as a rise in asthma and other heath hazards.
Reporting by Student Fellows
International reporting from Pulitzer Center student fellows in our Campus Consortium
Hashim Yonis looks through the lens of one student and her teacher to consider the challenges of the educational system in Ethiopia.
Two years after the onset of cholera in Haiti, efforts to improve public health practices, such as hand-washing and drinking purified water, are paying off. Daily routines are changing—albeit slowly.
"Water poverty" is difficult to calculate and harder to conceptualize. After cholera erupted in Haiti, what does water poverty mean to Haitians in their daily life?
Partners in Health and others collaborated to provide thousands with a cholera vaccine – a little individual protection. Now, how do we keep the bacteria from reaching Haitians in the first place?
Yasmin Bendaas considers the perennial quest for beauty and good health in uncovering the meaning behind the traditional tattoos of Algerian women.
Two documentary filmmakers put pressure on the United Nations to accept the blame for Haiti's cholera outbreak—and they're doing it with a film about a young boy who loves baseball.
Health workers in Haiti struggle to prevent cholera—advocating behavioral change as well as latrines with walls. What they often find is a disconnect between knowledge and action.
Don’t let the daily routine or closing of treatment centers fool you. Cholera is here to stay in Haiti, and people have the paper to prove it.
In Haiti's Cité Soleil, a poor water and sanitation infrastructure leaves a community at constant risk for water-borne illnesses.
Fifteen thousand Haitians filed a suit against the United Nations demanding cholera reparations. Seven months later, the case still sits idle. What can they do now?
The tattoos of women in the Aurés Mountains of Algeria recall a bygone era rich in history and tradition. Today each woman bears a unique cultural marker -- and the individual story it tells.