Publications

The New York Times

An End to Polio in India?

Polio may have ended in India. But the country has now started new drive to get routine immunizations on track in the country, targeting other diseases such as measles, rubella, TB and hepatitis B.

How to Read Afghanistan

Vanessa Gezari, author of a new book on the Afghanistan murder of social scientist Paula Loyd, says the US military still stumbles through an Afghan culture it barely understands.

In Nepal, Exiled Each Month

In far western Nepal, many believe that women who are menstruating are impure and bring bad luck. And so they are exiled each month, leaving them vulnerable to rape and other horrors.

Mumbai: Learning from Failure

"Success stories” are rarely the whole story. Global health projects frequently go off course, and it’s not unusual for them to fail outright. What is unusual is for researchers to be open about it.