The tourist mecca of Miami is also a hotbed of HIV transmission. William Brangham and Jason Kane join Jon Cohen of Science Magazine to look at how and why it’s gotten so bad.
A unique, church-based program is leading the fight against mother-to-child HIV transmission in Nigeria.
New efforts aim to curb Florida's startlingly high HIV infection rate.
Russia’s HIV epidemic is growing by 10 percent per year, and yet many proven HIV prevention and treatment strategies aren’t being used.
Hundreds of thousands of Nigerian children are living with HIV, even though the worldwide rates of mother-to-child transmission of the virus have plummeted.
Science magazine and PBS NewsHour have teamed up to cover HIV/AIDS in Russia for broadcast and print stories, which requires constant juggling of the distinct reporting needs of print and TV.
Is Russia, people living with HIV/AIDS struggle to access appropriate treatment.
As Russia grapples with an HIV/AIDS epidemic, individuals are stepping forward to help find a solution.
AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, ‘They did it all wrong.’
Reporter Jon Cohen quickly learned just how differently time runs in Nigeria.
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.
After historic protests in 2016, has the reality of women's rights in Poland improved?
In Brazil, increased access to education, information and contraception have combined to lower the birth rate by two thirds over the last five decades.
In Nepal, child marriage affects every aspect of a girl’s life, from her education prospects to her physical and mental health to her chances for escaping poverty.
One woman dies every 90 seconds from pregnancy-related complications somewhere in the world. The Belize Ministry of Health is improving access, coverage, and quality of maternal health care in hopes of someday no longer being one of those places.
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
In India the incidence of women dying while giving birth is among the highest in the world. How poverty, early marriage and poor infrastructure make childbirth fraught with risk.
An infant born in the state of Chiapas as three times as likely to die as the rate for Mexico as a whole. The maternal mortality rate in neighboring Oaxaca is twice the national average. This project explains why, and what is being done in response.
In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying from complications due to pregnancy or childbirth in her lifetime. In Ethiopia, a woman has a 1 in 27 chance of dying. Hanna shares her experiences and observations in a five-part series on Mothers Of Ethiopia.
Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in pregnancy or childbirth every year due to lack of proper care and only 30 percent of the population has access to health care at all. The situation in Guinea-Bissau is among the...
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Two student fellows, reporting on maternal health in Kenya and rehabilitation in the Bastøy Prison system, garner recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Who is looking out for journalists, especially freelancers, working in hostile environments and conflict zones?
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
Our student fellows and professional journalists reflect on the importance of being flexible, remaining open to where stories lead, and listening to the people whose stories we tell.
The Pulitzer Center’s Washington Weekend included panel discussion with three journalists—all former Pulitzer Center grantees—who have covered complex public health issues.
In Ethiopia, religious leaders have been persuaded by health workers, doctors, and NGOs to promote family planning, but they represent the exception rather than the norm.
A worldwide vigil for the Nigerian students abducted by Boko Haram draws attention to a major global issue: the education of girls.
Over the year, Talks @ Pulitzer give journalists the chance to discuss their reporting with audiences in Washington, DC. Add in Google Hangouts, and even more people can hear what's being said.
Pulitzer Center staff and journalists participate in 2014 International AIDS Conference July 20-25 in Australia. The focus will be on vulnerable populations that suffer disproportionately.
A guide for journalists interested in rigorous reporting on solutions to issues related to maternal health.
Do the Chinese really want to build a luxury resort and golf course in a remote corner of northern Iceland?