April 17, 2012 /
A vexing problem for Indian health authorities: the most widely used polio vaccine now causes more disease than the virus it is supposed to fight.
April 17, 2012 /
Pulitzer Center grantee Helen Branswell reports on the tricky transition to a safer polio vaccine in the final stages of eradicating the disease.
April 13, 2012 /
Dandora, Nairobi's primary dumping site, is over capacity. Yet the willingness and ability of government officials to decommission it within the next five years remain in doubt.
April 13, 2012
Hundreds hear from Jon Sawyer and Cynthia Gorney at Wake Forest University community event focused on child marriage.
April 12, 2012 /
Access to water for the Ivory Coast's rural areas could be an important factor in bringing together a country in conflict.
April 11, 2012 /
Serving more than 200,000 people, James N. Davies Jr. Memorial Hospital addresses the lack of emergency obstetric and neonatal care that has contributed to Liberia's high maternal mortality rates.
April 10, 2012 /
The Herald, South Africa's daily regional paper, is well-known for launching tough-minded investigations into local issues.
April 6, 2012 /
Partners In Health has been an important organization in post-earthquake Haiti—a key to its success is listening to what the communities want, rather than telling them what they need.
April 5, 2012 /
Although South Africa legalized abortion 15 years ago, the volunteer midwives and health professionals who provide it at Dora Nginza, a state hospital in Port Elizabeth, are often scorned.
April 4, 2012
Stephanie Sinclair is a finalist in the National Magazine Award competition for her photography of child brides around the world.