August 2, 2013
While the debate over health user fees has been raging in international development circles for decades, in Malawi the issue has a longer history, combustible politics, and intense personal relevance...
August 2, 2013 /
Cooking classes are vital in reducing maternal and child malnutrition in Guatemala. Mothers-to-be learn about adding value to cream of potato soup.
July 30, 2013 /
In Nigeria’s fight against HIV and AIDS, local policies undermine efforts to eradicate disease transmission between mother and child.
July 27, 2013 /
The shores of Lake Victoria, which borders Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, are picturesque, poor and filled with unexpected moments of joy. Still, there's no escape from the fight against malaria.
July 27, 2013 /
What happens when the aid stops? US support helps women suffering from obstetric fistula but only a systemic Nigerian solution that improves maternal health care can provide a permanent solution.
July 24, 2013 /
India's junior doctors are a volatile group. When the idealism they gained in med school collides with the cruel facts of working in neglected public hospitals, combustion occurs. This is their story...
July 23, 2013
Foreign troops are leaving Afghanistan. As the decade-long effort to secure the country draws to a close, how are Afghanistan’s most vulnerable communities preparing for the challenges that lie ahead...
July 23, 2013 /
Will the world eradicate polio? If it does, some of the credit may go to a 73-year-old billionaire horse-breeder from the Indian city of Pune.
July 20, 2013 /
The difference between walking normally and limping with polio for the rest of a life can be less that $1,000. Corrective surgeries at St. Stephen's Hospital are done at a low cost.
July 19, 2013 /
The Washington Post
An eerie silence has fallen over President Obama’s confusing policy toward the civil war in Syria.