What prevents kids in Haiti from getting the care they need?
Systems and Safety
Health organizations have been offering cervical cancer screenings to female factory workers in Haiti as a way to reduce deaths from the preventable disease.
In Haiti, where there is no radiation therapy or access to the HPV vaccine, women are dying from cervical cancer, a disease that’s both preventable and treatable.
Australia and New Zealand contract with companies to design and manage facilities and reward the companies financially if their prisoners’ recidivism rates fall.
Amid the broader healthcare crisis and the growing paralysis of organ transplant activity, patients in Venezuela struggle to find the post-transplant medication they need to preserve their organs.
As the Arctic loses ice at dramatic rates, people in Qaanaaq, the northernmost town in Greenland, are finding their homes, livelihoods, customs, and very survival at risk.
For Americans who volunteer to serve the poor in foreign orphanages, there are many better ways in which to do good than working directly with the children.
Two engineers at the University of Kentucky want to give farmers an easy way to prevent a prevalent problem: aflatoxin contamination, which has global economic and health effects.
Many Americans travel to Latin America to help in orphanages, but their presence often only compounds the misery of unnecessarily institutionalizing children.
A holiday helping out in an orphanage can be a rewarding experience. But voluntourism supports a system that is breaking up families.
The spread of hoaxes and doctored photos during massive floods in Kerala showed, yet again, how easily disinformation can spread on messaging platforms like WhatsApp—and how deadly it can be.
For decades, the state of Louisiana has been known as the incarceration capital of America. But over the past year, the state has been trying to shed that reputation with new reforms.
India has launched programs to make healthcare available to rural families, but crippling medical bills and rampant fraud persist. Why is aid failing to reach those who need it most?
As Colombia struggles to free itself from a vortex of violence, union members, human rights activists and others still feel threatened by criminal elements––and their own government.
As the discussion about tougher gun laws gains momentum in the U.S. after mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut, Chicago is trapped in a daily cycle of gun violence.
“Too Young to Die” is a long-term exploration of the tragedy gun violence exacts on Chicago’s streets. Although over 100 children and young people died in 2012, their deaths are often overshadowed.
During two days in February, 170 million children will be vaccinated for polio in India. And in the last two years, none of them have seen polio. India moves on from polio and forays into mHealth.
Today China focuses much of its foreign aid on healthcare in the developing world. It has achieved some success but also brought problems.
Nearly 20 years since the end of apartheid, discrimination in South Africa has a new form. Healthcare inequality has taken the place of forced segregation in rural and urban townships.
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
Urban public health is one of the most pressing yet neglected issues facing the developing world.
Two transitioning economies, similar development challenges, vastly different population size and stage of growth. Can they learn from each other about providing better healthcare to their people?
Overuse of antibiotics and poor sanitation in India have created a powerful new antibiotic-resistant superbug, which has spread to a dozen countries, thanks in part to medical tourism.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
"Through all the heartbreak, you also see the incredible resilience of the individuals left behind."
In Chicago, Pulitzer Center education partners talk about using multimedia in and out of the classroom.
Jeremy Relph and Dominic Bracco II spent two weeks in San Pedro Sula, the world's murder capital. They found a city in crisis, but also a place steeped in hope.
Photographer's work featured in exhibition to give audiences greater insight into real-world ramifications of modern violence.
Here's a paradoxical situation that is also a global phenomenon: In war-torn countries, where individuals need mental health care the most, it is the exception rather than the rule.
Over the year, Talks @ Pulitzer give journalists the chance to discuss their reporting with audiences in Washington, DC. Add in Google Hangouts, and even more people can hear what's being said.
Most of the obstacles facing the anti-polio campaign in Syria are not unique. Efforts in India and Nigeria have faced the same stumbling blocks: misinformation, social stigma, and religious backlash.
Pulitzer Center staff and journalists participate in 2014 International AIDS Conference July 20-25 in Australia. The focus will be on vulnerable populations that suffer disproportionately.
Pulitzer Center grantee Meera Senthilingam, in a report for CNN Health, notes that tuberculosis has long been known as a disease of poverty.
Pulitzer Center-Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health student fellow honored for her article on dowry violence in India.
How do you talk about the most violent cities in the world with a classroom of fourth-graders? Dominic Bracco and Jeremy Relph figured it out.