A forgotten generation of leprosy victims finds sanctuary at a hospital in Sri Lanka.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
The cure for leprosy came too late for the patients who've been living at an asylum in Sri Lanka for most of their lives.
Liberia's Ebola survivors are still suffering. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions.
NPR's Dave Davies interviews grantee Sonia Shah about her latest book, "Pandemic."
Daniella Zalcman explores the legacy of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools. In interviews with the people she met, Zalcman heard stories of routine sexual and physical assault.
Brian W. Simpson interviews grantee Carl Gierstorfer about his experience filming "In Ebola's Wake" and the hopes he has for the documentary.
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked—and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.
Carl Gierstorfer's documentary follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians fighting the disease.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe strongly denounces homosexuality, which starkly contrasts the human rights agenda promoted at the meeting as key to an effective HIV/AIDS response.
HIV/AIDS is a complicated disease that's becoming simpler to understand—and conquer—now that the World Health Organization has recommended treatment for all.
While the objective of Canada's residential schools was forced assimilation, First Nations culture is coming back in force.
Carl Gierstorfer recalls horrendous conditions at Redemption Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, during early days of the Ebola outbreak.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Boston University student fellow Jason Hayes discusses his experience reporting on the cholera epidemic in Haiti in summer 2012.
The Pulitzer Center’s innovative multi-media journalism iBook was recognized by Pictures of the Year International Awards as one of the best e-books of the year.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.
Due to the popularity of the initial broadcast, WLRN/Miami Herald re-broadcasts the Voices of Haiti interview with Kwame Dawes, originally featured on air in February 2012.
Millions of girls missing: Pulitzer Center stories honor International Day of the Girl.
In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaac, flooded tents and concerns about the spread of cholera show that Haiti is still vulnerable to natural disasters.
The Pulitzer Center and Chicago-based Free Spirit Media present summer workshop documentaries.
“Using Art for Social Engagement” panel explored how the union of art and journalism allows stories to be told in a compelling way that draws people in.
Award-winning documentary film highlights the impact of cholera in Haiti—and calls for holding the United Nations responsible.
Global health journalism is not an easy sell in today's media market. The Pulitzer Center is working to change that thinking.
Two years after the catastrophic earthquake, Kwame Dawes returned to Haiti to relay, through a soulful performance that blended poetry with photographs and music, stories of post-quake challenges.