Abortion is illegal in El Salvador, and even women who suffer miscarriages have been sentenced to 30-year prison terms. But advocacy groups are highly-organized, skilled, and committed to the fight.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
As desigualdades estruturais expostas e pioradas pela epidamia da Zika no Brasil são majoritariamente abarcadas por mulheres já marginalizadas, que agora são cuidadoras de crianças com a SCZ.
The structural inequities exposed and deepened by the Zika epidemic in Brazil are largely being borne by already marginalized women, who are now caregivers of children with congenital Zika syndrome.
Putin turned to the Orthodox Church to help consolidate his rule. And the Church cracked down on sensible approaches to sexually transmitted diseases. Now, Russia has a crisis on its hands.
Designer drugs called ‘bath salts’ in the U.S. are dangerous to Americans, but addiction is epidemic among Russians, especially women. Many shoot up, and many contract HIV/AIDS.
From Moscow to Siberia, and after some 200,000 deaths in the last 30 years, Russia finally is mobilized to address the epidemic.
There is no national plan to deal with contagious disease in our busy skies. There is no consistent way to notify towers of incoming problems. And sometimes airplane cleanup crews ignore even basic hygiene.
“When the Zika crisis began, we didn't know that Zika could be sexually transmitted,” said Cristina Perez de Natividad, “so initial proposals and plans didn’t include reproductive health education."
A epidemia de Zika no Brasil transformou o núcleo familiar, mas pouca atenção tem sido dada para as outras crianças: os irmãos e irmãs daqueles com a Síndrome Congênita da Zika.
Uma visita a Unidade de Saúde da Família nos morros do Recife esclarece a conexão entre moradia e saúde na comunidade.
O número de partos vivos reduziu em quase 10% em Pernambuco, o estado brasileiro onde a Zika foi primeiro detectada. O que levo a este declínio?
Scientists use algorithms in effort to forecast ground zero for next animal to human disease crisis.