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.
A year ago, mass protests in Poland defeated a new abortion ban. But the ruling party, supported by the church, continues to cut reproductive rights—leaving people at the mercy of the black market.
Use Uber, get a local phone number, and above all, don't schedule more than two sit-down interviews a day.
How important to a story are the very things that make Nigeria different from the U.S.?
Sometimes even emergency surgery must wait until the patient can pay—even if he's not yet born.
Here’s how one Nigerian state tackled the deadly bacterial infections that kill hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide each year—and why such a simple solution is so tough to pull off.
In Russia, the stigma around AIDS is so strong it has hindered response and allowed the disease to spread.
What if there were an algorithm for saving the most lives?
Large investments in Mexico’s healthcare system have yet to reap benefits. What are the barriers that hospitals funded by the federal government face?
On paper, all Mexican citizens have access to healthcare, but the level of care varies drastically.
On paper, all Mexican citizens have access to healthcare, but the level of care varies drastically. Public systems put in place by the government falsely construct a universal healthcare system.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
The Pulitzer Center and Chicago-based Free Spirit Media present summer workshop documentaries.
Port Elizabeth's The Herald features a multi-part series by Estelle Ellis on South Africa's Eastern Cape's abortion crisis.
Dawn Sinclair Shapiro is the recipient of the 2011 Nafis Sadik Award for Courage.
Lifting the veil on the creative process, filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro recounts challenges and successes behind crafting "The Edge of Joy," an issue-driven documentary on maternal health in Nigeria.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
The Economist Film Project, a film documentary contest in partnership with PBS Newshour has selected "The Edge of Joy" as one of its first round winners.
Below is a guest blog post on maternal mortality by the Pulitzer Center's Kate Steger published this morning on One.org.
The miracle of birth is astonishing, humbling, and wonderful to behold. After witnessing my nephew's delivery, I thought a maternity ward must be the best place in the world to work.
This week’s Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C. was the first in a series of international conferences and summits that will focus the world’s attention, for the next four months, on Millennium Development Goal 5: to reduce maternal deaths in the world by two thirds and to provide access to reproductive health care for all by the year 2015.