January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
The road to Tikondane, a safe haven for children in Lilongwe.  Image by Jen Stephens.  Malawi, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Stephens
Traditional beliefs have been blamed for putting girls at risk and fueling the spread of HIV. However, tradition may also prove the linchpin in bringing about change in HIV among adolescent girls.
Leaders of Nzotheka Support Group for young people living with HIV in Lilongwe
September 21, 2016 /
Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, adolescent girls and young women in Malawi suffer from much higher HIV rates than male peers: a look at this shocking disparity.
King Tom Cemetary
September 13, 2016
Amy Maxmen
Journalist Amy Maxmen receives prestigious science-writing prizes for reporting on Ebola and other diseases
Huntington's Disease
September 6, 2016
Dara Mohammadi
Dara Mohammadi recognized for his reporting on Huntington's Disease and a new gene therapy that many sufferers may not be able to afford.
Orianda during her frequent visits to the clinic for tuberculosis treatment. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2013.
September 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
In Gugulethu, South Africa, at least one in four people is HIV-positive. One of them is 60-year-old Oriana.
Beans cooking over wood fire
August 31, 2016 / takepart
Makenzie Huber
Rice, corn, and beans are just some of the staples getting the high-tech treatment and helping families spend less on utilities.
PrEP; Vaginal Ring; HIV
August 30, 2016 / Scientific American
Amy Maxmen
Scientists have developed products to protect healthy young women from the disease—but women aren't taking to them in trials.
August 30, 2016
Jon Sawyer
Reforming Ukraine's health system, cleaning up fashion's supply chain, and seeking relief from sanctions in this week's newsletter.
Many were evacuated to camps like this one, in Larisa, Greece. It’s located on a fenced gravel lot dotted with tents, off the side of a divided highway lined by fields the color of sand, over three-hours drive from Athens in one of the hottest, driest parts of the country. More than 800 Afghans and Syrians were deposited here, in the middle of nowhere, by government busses months ago, with no information on why or for how long. Image by Frederick Atax.
August 26, 2016 / Untold Stories
Sonia Shah
Over 50,000 people fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere are being held in military-run camps across Greece—with limited access to health care, in part due to the economic crisis in Greece.
A hospital in the Ukrainian town of Bar Vinnytsia
August 23, 2016 / The Guardian
Oliver Bullough
A British company hired to buy medicines for Ukraine’s health ministry has succeeded in cutting prices by up to a quarter.
August 22, 2016 / The Washington Post
Emily Baumgaertner
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
Athens refugees
August 21, 2016 / The Nation
Sonia Shah
As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.

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