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Systems and Safety

India: Eat, Pray, Leeches

Narendra Modi wants India to embrace its traditional systems of medicine, like ayurveda and yoga. But can he convince rich Indians to treat their ailments with lead pills and squirming bugs?

Ethiopia: 'Grow Your Own' Slowly Takes Hold

Small-scale Ethiopian farmers are learning to grow crops not just for their own families but also for millions of hungry people in their own country who normally depend on food shipped from the US.

Bolivia: Family Violence and the Ripple Effect

Children and adolescents are living on the street and in shelters in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to escape violence at home. 34 percent of Bolivian girls suffer sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.

Southeast Asia: Death Rides a Moto

The world's most pressing public health crisis isn't AIDS or Ebola or malaria—it's a soaring number of motorcycle fatalities. And it's costing developing countries billions.