The stigma attached to AIDS patients leads to discrimination in India's state-run hospitals.
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Saudi Arabia is in the throes of far-reaching transformation. Will it destroy a partnership with the United States?
Poor rural healthcare contributes to high infant mortality rates in India's urban hospitals.
Providing adequate healthcare to India's massive and predominantly poor population is a daunting challenge.
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.
India is about to complete three years without a single new polio case. Esha Chhabra interviews Deepak Kapur, who has been at the helm of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Campaign since 2002.
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.
Andhra Pradesh's public health insurance program Aarogyasri, the first in India, pits private hospitals against public in a tug-of-war for funding, with poor patients trapped in the middle.
In parts of rural Nepal women and girls are segregated from their families during menstruation. A look at historical context of this practice and the slow pace of social change.
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.
Shiho Fukada has been photographing the effects of the economic crisis in Japan, where notions of personal prosperity and lifetime employment have eroded.
"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.