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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.
A young girl stands on the bow of a fishing boat docked on the shoreline of Cité Soleil. Image by Meghan Dhaliwal. Haiti, 2012.
August 18, 2016
Jane Darby Menton, Sonia Shah, Meghan Dhaliwal, Jason Hayes
For the first time in six years, the UN has acknowledged responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands.
Edward Alwis arrived at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital when he was fourteen. Now he's eighty-six and he's still there. Image by Ross Velton. Sri Lanka, 2015.
August 18, 2016
Ross Velton
Ross Velton discovers how the cure for leprosy came too late for the patients at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital in Sri Lanka.
August 17, 2016 / Business Daily
Beatrice Obwocha
The Northern Corridor is an economic artery for six East African Countries. Those countries have an ambitious plan to make it safer for truckers.
Image courtesy of Misha Friedman.
August 17, 2016
Misha Friedman
According to all the latest reports, South Africa is making major steps in treating and preventing HIV/AIDS. A look at how the lives of women here have changed in the past three years.
A patient at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital, Sri Lanka.
August 16, 2016 / Mosaic Science
Ross Velton
Premawathe Ukuna and Maha Puthiasay are one of several couples at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital, Sri Lanka. Ross Velton visited to find out what life is like as part of a forgotten generation.
August 15, 2016 / Scientific American
Emily Baumgaertner
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.

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