China's outsized reaction to reporting on fake drugs obscures a real discussion about crucial problems.
Systems and Safety
The prevalence of fake drugs in Uganda is leading growing numbers back to traditional medicine.
Luleka Che started a daycare for small children to teach the lessons she wishes she had learned. Her calling is to prepare them for the reality many of the children already face—life with HIV.
Bolsa Familia, the Brazilian government's much-admired social welfare program, is constantly being reworked and readjusted to make it more effective. Henrique Luis Paiva explains how they do it.
In South Africa, HIV positive women are not encouraged to have children. Ntuthu, who is HIV positive but wanted to have a baby, found the information she needed to give birth to a healthy child.
Free treatment for all AIDS patients is said to be impractical in a developing country. It is expensive and difficult--but not impossible as Brazil has proven.
Can Brazil's cash transfer program be the single magic bullet to ensure poverty reduction? Not if the free public healthcare system does not work.
Life in South Africa's townships poses challenges for all residents, especially the physically disabled. Richard Nzwana is blind, but that doesn't stop him from skydiving.
Community mapping is helping people in the Amazon assert their rights on the land where they have lived for generations.
If India plans to emulate the cash transfer program of Brazil, it needs to remember one thing - the program there is not about reducing subsidies, but increasing the efficiency of aid delivery.
The trend-setting British aid agency DfID is establishing requirements that recipients of aid funding disclose how they are actually spending the money. Transparency like this could be a game-changer.
While examining medical tourism in India, Sonia Shah interviews doctors who question the priority given to foreign patients in a country where one half of the children remain unvaccinated.