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?
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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.
The Obama administration’s Feed the Future program pumps $1 billion a year into farming in 19 countries.
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.
Romance, love and jealousy become the motive and the justification for violence—preventing women from naming the aggressors, says a study on the coverage of violence in Bolivian media.
While Graham Greene smartly fretted about avoiding fever, we spent three weeks chasing it.
Locals overwhelmingly credit the US military with turning the tide of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, but nothing is simple when responding to a major global health emergency.
In Peru, many older adults risk age discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. Will elder abuse become the crime of the century?
On her first ever deployment, Julia Hollingsworth saw a country that looked a lot like her birthplace of Trinidad.
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.
In Peru, many older adults face discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. In this video, two older adults tell their stories.
At the Guangzhou School for the Blind, the principal is seeking more diverse job training.