When Mexico signed a free trade agreement with the U.S. and Canada in 1994, a rise in Mexican obesity and malnutrition ensued. James Whitlow Delano reports on the long-term impacts.
Public health focuses on the systematic prevention of disease and prolonging of life by governments, NGO’s and other groups. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Public Health” feature reporting on communicable and non-communicable diseases, the development of medical systems and infrastructure to provide public access to health care services. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on public health.