As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told of their condition by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Traditional beliefs have been blamed for putting girls at risk and fueling the spread of HIV. However, tradition may also prove the linchpin in bringing about change in HIV among adolescent girls.
In Gugulethu, South Africa, at least one in four people is HIV-positive. One of them is 60-year-old Oriana.
Scientists have developed products to protect healthy young women from the disease—but women aren't taking to them in trials.
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
Premawathe Ukuna and Maha Puthiasay are one of several couples at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital, Sri Lanka. Ross Velton visited to find out what life is like as part of a forgotten generation.
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.
Misha Friedman speaks to PRI's The World about photographing women living with HIV and tuberculosis in South Africa.
When the International AIDS Conference is held in Africa, not only do you get Elton John and Queen Latifah in attendance, but African royalty with real sway over their people come as well.
Dr. Diane Havlir leads the fight to end HIV/AIDS in San Francisco and Kenya.
With potential treatments for Huntington's disease on the horizon, questions of responsibility towards Latin American communities are being felt acutely. Will they ever reap the benefits of research?
The final installment in the PBS NewsHour series "The End of AIDS," focusing on South Africa's fight against the disease.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
Journalists and public health experts join Liberian deputy minister of health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg to share stories of 'heroism and unimaginable loss' in West Africa.
Photographer's haunting images capture one of the darkest chapters in Canadian history: forced residential school for indigenous children.
A dark chapter of Canada's history is brought to light in Daniella Zalcman's photographs.
Photographer Daniella Zalcman's haunting images capture one of the darkest chapters in Canada's history.
Daniella Zalcman's photos are being featured on The New Yorker magazine's Instagram page.
Award-winning documentary becomes community engagement tool on LGBTI issues via screenings from New York to Jamaica, 24 film festivals, two national broadcasts and more.
Global aid agencies floundered for months before tackling the Ebola outbreak. Faster care could have improved survival rates and helped scientists find a cure for the virus.
Aid organizations and governments spend billions on public health aid in developing countries. Why do so many Ebola and TB clinics still lack basic resources?
Advanced technologies for tuberculosis testing could save millions of lives, but only if they are designed to reach those who need them most: the poor in the developing world.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.