Roger Thurow talks about the importance of India's busy rice harvest.
Chronic Illnesses and Challenges
Pulitzer Center grantee Roger Thurow highlights innovative efforts in Uganda that can lead to achieving the goal of healthier children, mothers, and communities.
A twist of history and circumstance has left gritty Warsaw with far cleaner air than elegant Krakow.
"Ambulances queue out here on this street" on days when the soot hangs over Krakow. Poland's most picturesque city is trying to fix its air pollution problem.
Jamie Walsh examines the causes of obesity in the UK, a subject of increasing interest and debate throughout the country.
Leading health experts "have united to tackle—and to unmask—hidden sugar so consumers can make informed decisions,” says Graham MacGregor, Queen Mary University of London cardiology professor.
In the UK, alcohol misuse is leading to health-related issues and is a major contributor to the high obesity rate. Deep historic roots are making it hard on officials to win this fight.
Good nutrition in the first 1,000 days is vital for the growth of a child’s body and brain. In Uganda a 15-month-old enjoys a nutritious lunch.
In the UK, obesity is a rapidly growing issue, showing no signs of slowing down. One London-based raw vegan chef is responding.
A child’s future well-being is determined by age two. What his mother knows can improve his chances.
In Nakasongola, Uganda, recent financial pressures threaten the continuation of delivering the HPV vaccine, which protects against two strains of HPV that can lead to cervical cancer.
Though there are more opportunities for the early detection of cervical cancer in Uganda, problems arise when women with advanced stages of the disease are referred for treatment.