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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.

 

BBC News Interviews David Rochkind

BBC News interviews David Rochkind on how he has funded his reporting projects through grants.

Green Gold

Colombia, which hosts some of the largest untouched ecological areas in the world, joined the carbon credits for cash initiative, REDD, in September.

Pastor Sainton During the Riots

In the midst of riots and cholera outbreak, Pastor Joel Sainton continues to minister to Haitians with HIV/AIDS.

Ganthier

I thought, he said of the wife
who lasted six months, before
the news of this treachery of the
blood, before he lay on his back
 

Storm

From here the mountains around
Port-au-Prince are green; too
far to see the denuded hillside,
too far to see the brown wounds

Mother of Mothers

The faces of mothers of mothers,
their cheekbones gleaming against
taut skins; their eyes glazed
with the scarring of so much loss.

Tombs

Every crumbled building is a tomb.
We step over grey crushed bricks
and the entanglement of steel.