Check out this interactive web documentary by Pulitzer Center grantee Carl Gierstorfer.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
A program that trains nurses to take over from badly overextended physicians could be part of the solution.
With the push to offer antiretroviral drugs to all HIV-infected people and no new funding on the horizon, resource-limited countries are going to have to become more creative in delivering care.
The “Lung Meeting” in South Africa heralds a new era in advocacy for tuberculosis.
Daniella Zalcman takes over the Smithsonian Magazine's instagram account with her multiple exposure portraits of residential school survivors.
One in five children in sub-Saharan Africa die before their fifth birthday and 10 percent of all sub-Saharan Africans are disabled. What are the causes?
In the past four years, the Russian government has systematically engaged in a crackdown on the LGBT community and NGOs, silencing AIDS awareness.
Uganda's community health worker program was instituted in 2001. But when there is little funding and training to sustain the program, what is the reality on the ground?
Why do people in Cape Coast, Ghana, not wear shoes? This video explores reasons that range from financial struggles to career choices.
An Ebola plenary at this week’s World Health Summit in Berlin emphasized the call to better understand the biological mechanisms of the largest Ebola outbreak in history.
What happens without accountability and supplies in Uganda's remote health centers?
In rural Uganda, it often takes days to access basic medical care. Health centers are scattered throughout the country, but they are grossly understaffed and underfunded.
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.
Stephen Sapienza crafts simple but compelling narratives, chronicling the lives and plights of everyday people, from the cities of Bangladesh to the streets of Sierra Leone, writes Ameto Akpe.
Pulitzer Center grantee Kwame Dawes reflects on his work in the Caribbean and his journey as a poet and documentarian.
Seven photojournalists discuss the unparalleled ways they approach documenting stories of crisis during a FotoWeek DC panel at George Washington University.
Pulitzer Center grantees Andre Lambertson and Anna Badkhen were featured on the show Local Diversity to talk about their reporting from Haiti and Afghanistan on Women and Children in Crisis.
"LGBT Youth in Chicago," a documentary created by Chicago Public Schools students working with Free Spirit Media and in partnership with the Pulitzer Center has been chosen as an Official Student Selection of the 2011 Peace on Earth Film Festival.
By Baptist Press Staff
A Baptist Press article describing prison conditions in Haiti highlights Pulitzer Center reporting on Haiti's National Penitentiary by Antigone Barton and Steve Sapienza:
The men, by contrast, are imprisoned in Haiti's notorious National Penitentiary, a facility located just a few blocks from the country's National Palace in central Port-au-Prince that was known for squalid conditions before it was largely destroyed by the Jan. 12 quake.
"Hope for Haiti," reported by Steve Sapienza and Antigone Barton, will be featured in an event in Nashville for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1. The event will incorporate clips on HIV/AIDS from around the world, as well as live theatre, dance and musical performances.
Pulitzer Center's multimedia website on the human face of HIV/AIDS in Jamaica has won an Emmy for new approaches to news and documentary programming, in the arts, lifestyle and culture category, announced Sept 21, at the 30th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards at the Lincoln Center's Rose Theater in New York City.
HOPE is a multimedia performance based on poems by Kwame Dawes, poet in residence at the University of South Carolina and set to music by composer Kevin Simmonds. The work grew out of a Pulitzer Center commission to report on the impact of HIV/AIDS on Jamaica, the country where Kwame Dawes grew up. While in Jamaica Dawes wrote poems in response to the stories he heard.
This Saturday, December 1, is World AIDS Day, a moment each year for special focus on the epidemic. Two hours away from American shores people face this epidemic daily. The Dominican Republic and Haiti boast the highest rates in this hemisphere of the virus that leads to AIDS. And it is a story that has been overlooked in the American mainstream media.