Alexis Smith, a Pulitzer Center student fellow, reports on resources for the disabled community in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
Systems and Safety
Part two of Dinna Louise C. Dayao's reporting on how to keep children safe on roads.
Grantee Dinna Louise C. Dayao reports on how easily implemented changes to road safety can save lives around the world.
Countries around the world are making it easier to choose the time and manner of your death. But doctors in the world’s euthanasia capital are starting to worry about the consequences.
talkRADIO's Paul Ross, a journalist with talkRADIO, a national talk radio station in the United Kingdom, interviews Tracey Eaton on Jan. 10, days after the 60th anniversary of the Cuban revolution.
Tracey Eaton discusses the dangerous living conditions in the buildings of Havana, Cuba, on Radio Caracol.
Efforts continue to help Djooly Jeune battle Burkitt's lymphoma.
By the time police arrived in the hamlet of Rainpada on July 1, 2018, the village council office was the scene of a massacre.
Given the long-term recovery after the storm, see how one wheelchair-bound citizen faced her worst challenges.
Time, weather and neglect has ravaged Havana. Scores of buildings are crumbling and could collapse at any moment. Residents are terrified. “You live with fear,” said Yuslemy Díaz, 32, a manicurist.
Two South Florida residents have launched a GoFundme to help a teen in Haiti with advanced Burkitt’s lymphoma. The goal of the fund is to help the teen get treatment in the U.S., or in Haiti.
How a self-testing kit for cervical cancer is changing the way Hatian-American women are getting screened.
China has committed to nine years of education for all children, but students with physical disabilities often confront discrimination. How do these students access education?
More than half of Bolivian women have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner, and the criminal justice system is often unresponsive to their plight.
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?
The Obama administration is spending $3.5 billion and partnering with multinational corporations to increase food production in 19 of the world's poorest countries.
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. With only the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant strain.
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
Doctors have demanded fixes to India's public hospitals for years, but have been stifled by mismanagement.
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
"Honduras: Aqui Vivimos" ("Honduras: We Live Here") explores the social conditions—abject poverty, corruption, political disillusionment, and gang culture—that have made Honduras a violent country.
The tensions between India's patriarchal traditions and modernism can be seen in the struggle against dowry violence.
From HIV/AIDS to malaria and tuberculosis, poor countries endure more than their share of health crises. Now they are stalked by a new nemesis on course to claim even more lives—highway fatalities.
While the debate over health user fees has been raging in international development circles for decades, in Malawi the issue has a longer history, combustible politics, and intense personal relevance.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
Journalists and public health experts join Liberian deputy minister of health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg to share stories of 'heroism and unimaginable loss' in West Africa.
For the sixth summer, Pulitzer Center journalists mentored a group of Chicago students through the process of making documentaries on issues of local relevance in the city.
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?
Aid organizations and governments spend billions on public health aid in developing countries. Why do so many Ebola and TB clinics still lack basic resources?
Advanced technologies for tuberculosis testing could save millions of lives, but only if they are designed to reach those who need them most: the poor in the developing world.
Interview with documentary photographer asks what he hopes to achieve by exploring the tragedy of gun violence on Chicago's streets.
Highway fatalities: On track to claim more lives tan HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis—combined.
Targeting care to poor and developing communities reduces stigma and deters development of drug-resistant strains of TB. Can a new diagnostic test be the turning point in the fight against TB?
Journalist goes to cover military efforts in Liberia, finds hope instead.
Uruguayan President José Mujica, who lives in a modest apartment and drives a battered VW Beetle, became famous for his modest lifestyle. Does he deserve the hype?