Photographer Sim Chi Yin has spent the past four years documenting He Quangui's life as he struggled with silicosis.
Chronic Illnesses and Challenges
Sharron Lovell speaks with Sim Chi Yin about crossing the lines between journalism and advocacy.
Saying goodbye to a subject I've documented and befriended over the past four years.
Transgender women in Tijuana have little access to sexual health services, and HIV infection rates are among the highest seen in any community.
Police learn from HIV/AIDS specialists about new drug laws and strategies to prevent viral spread to heroin users and themselves.
In Mozambique, a country with 25 million people and fewer than 20 practicing surgeons. To fill the gap, it trains health workers to perform basic surgical procedures.
A silent killer: China's number one occupational disease kills three times as many workers as mining accidents each year.
Gold miner He Quangui is dying from silicosis. He records a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who called on Chinese citizens to leave their homes and work in mines.
After years of working in an illegal gold mine, He Quangui, of China's Shaanxi Province, battles silicosis—an irreversible and painful lung disease.
Poland is home to six of Europe’s 10 most polluted cities. The filthy air is largely a result of Poland’s heavy reliance on hard coal for power and heat.
At a hospital in eastern Uganda, a new technique for treating infant hydrocephalus was born. Now it's showing up in operating rooms across the world.
Sim Chi Yin travels to Hongjun village in central China where dying miners pay the true cost of gold.