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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.

 

Botswana: Vestiges of Water

In the remote corner of Botswana near the Namibian border, the San village of Shaikerawe has long been pocked with dry boreholes and empty bowsers.

Public vs. Private Hospitals in India

India's junior doctors are a volatile group. When the idealism they gained in med school collides with the cruel facts of working in neglected public hospitals, combustion occurs. This is their story.

The Only Polio Ward in India

The difference between walking normally and limping with polio for the rest of a life can be less that $1,000. Corrective surgeries at St. Stephen's Hospital are done at a low cost.