Debido a la diabetes y la obesidad, los estudios encuentran que esta generación de niños Nativos Americanos puede ser la primera que no sobrevive a sus padres.
Chronic Illnesses and Challenges
For families of slain drug suspects, the aftermath takes an intense emotional toll. Because of the many barriers to mental health resources, psychological effects remain widely unaddressed.
You’ve heard about the thousands of Filipinos murdered in Duterte’s drug war. Here’s what’s happened to those left behind.
Compassion helps public health workers face human suffering every day, but compassion fatigue can set in if they neglect their own health and self-care.
When Mexico signed a free trade agreement with the U.S. and Canada in 1994, a rise in Mexican obesity and malnutrition ensued. James Whitlow Delano reports on the long-term impacts.
Roger Thurow shares stories of hunger across the world in a new podcast produced in collaboration with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
We accompanied Caitlin Vieira on a typical workday to observe the many roles she juggles as one of only three psychologists in the small Caribbean nation of Guyana.
Mental illness knows no borders. One relentless Indian psychiatrist pushes to make treatment a standard around the world.
Field reporting can lead to surprising discoveries. But Scales wasn't expecting to find a possible link between Lyme, mushroom foraging, and a medieval wine cellar below a French hospital.
France's fact-based approach is often standard procedure in public health awareness campaigns, but on contentious or political topics, it can backfire.
After our first full day in Guyana, Madeline Bishop and I met a contact at the commemoration for Walter Rodney hosted by the Working People’s Alliance, a socialist political party.
Half the population of the United Kingdom may be obese by 2050. What are the causes and what is being done?
Farmers in the Australian state of Tasmania raise a majority of the world’s legal pharmaceutical opiates. Is the lucrative poppy crop easing global pain or fueling an epidemic?
In the U.S., the HPV vaccine and regular pap smears have almost stopped the pervasiveness of cervical cancer in its tracks. In Uganda, however, cervical cancer is the most fatal cancer for women.
Climate change has already destroyed homes and crops. But what is it doing to mental health?
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
Non-communicable diseases cause 63 percent of deaths worldwide. In India, diabetes, heart attacks and cancer are on the rise across all strata of society.
For 10 years, Laura Spero has provided badly needed dental care for 18,000 Nepalis, with the financial help of her childhood hometown, Bethesda, Md. The program is growing, but can it survive?
The wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone have been over for a decade but the psychological scars linger. To be mentally ill in these countries is to be condemned.
The largest generation in history is entering its prime childbearing years, poised to add 2 billion more people to the planet. Ken Weiss investigates the causes and consequences of such rapid growth.
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
Like many poor countries, Cambodia is being hit by hypertension and diabetes epidemics. Most charities focus on infectious diseases. Can anything stop these chronic conditions from killing millions?
While the fast food industry in the United Arab Emirate's flourishes, a dramatic increase in obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes threatens the nation’s health.
Pulitzer Center-supported PBS NewsHour series wins a 2017 Communication Award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The six-part PBS NewsHour series evaluates the state of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, asking whether we can soon end the disease.
What are a photojournalist's ethical responsibilities? Tom Hundley and Sim Chi Yin talk to Photo District News.
Two Pulitzer Center-supported projects nominated and seven grantees shortlisted for 2017 One World Media Awards for international journalism and media coverage of global issues.
"Global Health" panelists discussed current initiatives, the future of public health, funding, and the importance of giving communities a voice in their own treatment.
The 2017 Gender Lens Conference was documented on multiple social media platforms, including Snapchat. Take a look inside of the conference's "Snap Story."
Two-day conference illuminates why diversity of perspective, across gender, race, ethnicity, religion, matters so much in storytelling.
Two Pulitzer Center-supported projects win CINE awards for virtual reality and short documentary journalism. Three are finalists in documentary short and nonfiction series categories.
Jon Cohen discussed his reporting on HIV/AIDS with University of Michigan students.
PBS NewsHour's "The End of AIDS" wins award for excellence in public health reporting by Association for Healthcare Journalists.
This week: the mental health system in India, how religion fuels conflict in the middle east, and peace talks in Afghanistan.
Pulitzer Center journalists Misha Friedman, Jon Cohen and Amy Maxmen spoke to 425 people about their work featured in the e-book "To End AIDS" at different events in the San Francisco area last week.