How China's great malaria breakthrough is drowning in a sea of fakes.
Systems and Safety
The 506 homicides that occurred in Chicago in 2012 might be considered a local problem, but it is a global business. One of its key players: the German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch.
Retaliation, revenge, respect: In Chicago there are many reasons to pull the trigger.
At numerous local gun shops on the outskirts of Chicago, the industry meets the consumer. Every wish is fulfilled – from pistol to rifle. And no one seems to care if the weapons end up on the streets.
For the last six years, Carlos Ortiz has photographed Chicago's carnage, bringing the city's murderous gang violence into sharp focus.
Receiving a disability grant in South Africa can be likened to winning the lottery. HIV positive residents who are poor may be forced to choose between their life and money to feed their families.
Ntuthu, an HIV positive mother and activist, doesn’t see the virus as a curse. Her status gives her the opportunity to speak publicly against the inequalities of women with HIV.
"Success stories” are rarely the whole story. Global health projects frequently go off course, and it’s not unusual for them to fail outright. What is unusual is for researchers to be open about it.
China's outsized reaction to reporting on fake drugs obscures a real discussion about crucial problems.
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.