Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich's first-hand account of Coronavirus quarantine after a trip to Iran.
Systems and Safety
Climate change is bringing heavier rain and bigger storms — new challenges for old cities. Efforts in Amsterdam to "rainproof" the city may provide insight in addressing similar issues in New Orleans.
The shooting of Michael Brown in late summer of 2014 started a national conversation about police racism and brutality; and in St. Louis, it started a renaissance of the city’s history of organizing, activism, and engagement in politics. Despite the progress, harsh voter ID laws and socioeconomic and cultural obstacles limit numbers at the polls.
Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne, Australia, is one of just a few private prisons with performance-based contracts specifically aimed at reducing recidivism—but it is not perfect.
Private prisons are looking to push costs down, despite complaints of underpaid and overworked staff.
Evanston, Wyoming is struggling to thrive in a boom and bust economy. Amid this, a private prison company's proposal to build a detention center in the town sparked debate among locals.
Pulitzer Center grantee Madelyn Beck reports on Idaho’s response to the state's fast-growing prison population.
For the first time, a federal court is requiring the United States military to allow American and foreign doctors to assess a mentally ill prisoner at Guantánamo Bay.
Femicide — violence against women because they are women — transcends borders. Through reporting, photography, film and poetry, immerse yourself in the stories of the resilient women of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as they search for justice after losing their beloved daughters.
Denver’s halfway houses have been privately run since the 1970s.
The child support system that is set up to help children is also having a negative impact on poor families in Baltimore.
Maryland’s child support system often sets up poor families to fail, pulling parents, kids and communities under.
Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?
As Liberia grapples to care for thousands of Ebola survivors, scientists strive to understand post-Ebola syndrome.
The Buddhist practice of giving gifts to help those less fortunate has made Sri Lanka one of the world's leading suppliers of eyes.
With an aging population and an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, a grassroots social movement has revolutionized end-of-life care in the Indian state of Kerala.
A weak public health system has given rise to market-based approaches in India. A new breed of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs are building businesses to help more Indians have access to healthcare.
While most countries around the world have managed to control the rate of HIV infections, the Philippines is starting to feel the impact of a rising epidemic.
How is India's healthcare system changing to provide care for the underserved? What can be done to alleviate the financial burden of those who need expensive life-saving procedures?
Your child's doctor tells you that there is something wrong: there is a hole in her heart and she needs surgery, but we can't do it; we need to wait for a team to come. Panic, hope, anxiety.
The WHO estimates over 370,000 lives are lost each year to drowning. And while water is an undeniable part of culture in Zanzibar, Tanzania, lack of knowledge about aquatic survival is commonplace.
Surgically-treatable conditions cause more death and disability than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, combined. Now, a group of doctors is pushing to put surgery on the global health agenda.
Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
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?
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.