Africa begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is understaffed and underfunded.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
The AIDS epidemic can be ended with current drugs—in theory. Now, a rural village in impoverished Zimbabwe has figured out how to help end it in real life in a simple, low-tech way.
Efforts to treat Huntington’s disease involve costly drugs way beyond the reach of the poor communities in South America who take part in research studies
Cuban politics, law and culture are changing for the LGBT community. TransCuba, an activist network for trans-people, is bringing attention to tolerance and broadening the conversation.
A controversial strategy known as mass drug administration could be key to wiping out the disease in the Mekong region.
A Myanmar exile who fled the country during the 1988 uprising is back to help her country eliminate malaria.
As malaria experts chart their battle plans, they are looking to the past for clues.
A new effort to reach migrant workers could make or break plans for malaria elimination.
A remote province of Cambodia is the epicenter of possibly the greatest threat to malaria control as the deadliest malaria parasite becomes resistant to drugs.
CNN profiles Daniella Zalcman's multiple exposure portraits of indigenous survivors of Canada's residential school system.
Some West Africans who have beat the deadly disease are now going blind—and doctors, unsure if treatment would unleash the virus back into the population, are powerless to help them.
The 'Christian Dior of Cuba' looks back on bittersweet memories from his time living in a housing facility for people with HIV.
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.
In interview with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maurice Tomlinson reflects on threats and discrimination associated with being gay within a homophobic culture.
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Pulitzer Center hosts event for DC interns on “Crafting and Communicating the Stories of Our Time." Meghan Dhaliwal and Steve Sapienza discuss how to develop a "journalistic mentality."
Inadequate medical care, substandard sanitation, and counterfeit drugs are just some of the reasons why malaria continues to claim millions of lives worldwide. Could chemoprevention be the answer?
Most of the obstacles facing the anti-polio campaign in Syria are not unique. Efforts in India and Nigeria have faced the same stumbling blocks: misinformation, social stigma, and religious backlash.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meera Senthilingam, in a report for CNN Health, notes that tuberculosis has long been known as a disease of poverty.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
DC premiere of "The Abominable Crime" coincides with Pulitzer Center's first week-long film festival, showcasing feature-length films and shorts. Join us for one or several screenings.
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