Foreign aid donors are making progress—and mistakes—but many Haitians say the country's leadership is failing to deliver.
When a cholera epidemic hit New York City in 1832, it was as frightening and misunderstood as Ebola is today.
Joanne Silberner discusses her reporting on health-related issues with South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
On Feb. 14, the Pulitzer Center releases its newest e-book on the environmental and human prices of gold mining. Whether this resource is produced in a way that is fair to all is very much up to us.
New e-book available on cancer's global footprint from Joanne Silberner, Pulitzer Center and PRI's The World.
Photojournalist Mary Chind recalls the memorable beginning of a trip for American volunteers who traveled to rural Haiti with Community Health Initiative.
Volunteers from the Community Health Initiative are seen here in action during their week-long clinics in rural Haiti, where they meet with hundreds of villagers.
Take a look at Des Moines Register photojournalist Mary Chind's images for a glimpse of life in rural Haiti.
Young Haitian community health workers, hired by the Iowa group, monitor public health in villages year round.
Most Americans are unaware of Haiti's story, which began with a slave revolt and has included up-and-down relations with its giant neighbor, the United States.
Iowa doctors sense that Haitian women are willing to talk about birth control, even if many hesitate to use specific forms of it. The doctors offer it while being careful not to push too hard.
The National Press Foundation recently awarded the Palm Beach Post's Antigone Barton a fellowship to attend the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City from August 3 to August 8.
Barton, who reported on Heroes of HIV: HIV in the Caribbean for the Pulitzer Center, is among 60 NPF fellows attending the conference and its Journalist to Journalist HIV/AIDS Training session, which will train reporters on the ethical implications and requirements of HIV/AIDS reporting.
"House Call in Hell," a video examining overcrowding, poor sanitation and disease in Haiti's National Penitentiary, has been selected as one of the five short documentaries from the online Current Rocks SilverDocs contest to be screened at the 2008 SilverDocs Film Festival, hosted by the American Film Institute and the Discovery Channel.
The annual documentary festival honors excellence in international filmmaking and will be held at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland, from June 16-23.