The last generation of tattooed women in Algeria is fading, but the tradition lives on in other forms.
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Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but when it comes to waste management and sanitation, church and state in Ghana are not singing from the same hymnbook.
Panamanian villagers question the true cost of development in the construction of a major dam on indigenous land.
Public officials in the southern African nation of Malawi are considering the imposition of user fees at government-run health facilities. Rural farmers insist health care should remain free.
In a country where most of the population lives on less than $1.25 a day, a program that gives cash to the poorest of the poor boosts the purchasing power of vulnerable families.
What is the meaning behind the ancient Algerian tattoo ritual? A fading tradition, it is now only carried by the elder generation of women in the Aurès Mountains district.
Hospital and Museum: Osmania Hospital, an Indian national heritage site, may be one of the only buildings to share both labels. Providing modern medical care inside its crumbling walls is a challenge.
India's junior doctors are a volatile group. When the idealism they gained in med school collides with the cruel facts of working in neglected public hospitals, combustion occurs. This is their story.
For the villagers of Maboane, including children, waiting hours in line for water is necessity in their daily lives.
Newspapers in Chile focus on the Encapuchados, a small group of hooded, violent protesters, providing the government with reasons to ignore the legitimate demands of the students.
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 the sacred hills of Tsodilo, Botswana's indigenous people are still struggling to gain access to water. Their biggest obstacles? The dry, desolate Kalahari and government policies.