Seattle-area Fijians cope with the effects of climate change they see happening in their homeland.
Chronic Illnesses and Challenges
With cancer on the rise in Uganda, the country's only radiotherapy machine and the doctor who manages it face the daunting challenge of delivering timely treatment to patients.
HIV-positive women face markedly higher risks of cervical cancers but at Uganda health clinics persuading women to take the screening test remains a challenge.
Watching the ocean inch up to your doorstep can be pretty stressful. Researchers are studying the ways climate change can undermine our well-being, and how we can bounce back.
Rising sea levels will displace millions of people over the next century. In Bangladesh, the mass migration has already begun.
Contraception delivered through female community health workers has helped reduce birthrates and infant mortality.
Australia has recently suffered droughts, floods, tropical storms and heat waves that many scientists warn climate change will bring, and the impact also has psychological effects.
In Australia, government researchers say climate change has definitely hit the country, hard. But farmers who are feeling it are not ready to believe it.
Joanne Silberner discusses her reporting on health-related issues with South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
Ken Weiss discusses the choices facing women garment workers in Bangladesh.
Through first-person accounts and photographs, reporter Jim Burress presents an audio slideshow of Liberia's efforts to build a mental health infrastructure.
Poor nations lag far behind their wealthier counterparts since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development shifted the global focus from birth control to women's rights.