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Moldova

BBC News Interviews David Rochkind

BBC News interviews David Rochkind on how he has funded his reporting projects through grants.

TB in Moldova

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Moldova's health system has struggled to cope and the country became vulnerable to a growing tuberculosis (TB) crisis.

Without Community Organizations, MDR-TB Runs Rampant

Tuberculosis is easily cured, but not without consistent treatment. Community health workers monitoring daily dosages can mean the difference between life and death for both patients and communities.

As Health System Declined, TB Increased

Disintegrating healthcare infrastructure in Moldova since the fall of the Soviet Union has led to fewer and smaller hospitals as the number of TB patients grows.

Arrival to Moldova

Poor health infrastucture and large migrant population in Moldova contribute to the development of deadly new strains of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a disease which, with proper healthcare, is entirely treatable.

TB: A Global Epidemic

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that kills nearly 2 million people every year, yet most people outside of the developing world know very little about it.

Moldova: Fighting a Deadly Disease

Moldova has been hit particularly hard by the emergence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a new, deadly strain of an age old disease.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.