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global health

Fake Doctor Accused of Infecting At Least 40 People With HIV Arrested in India [Updated]

Unqualified doctors are a widespread problem in India, where the gaps between public health services can foster unregulated private clinics.
Ankita Rao
global health

This Flying Hospital Trains Doctors to Fight Blindness Around the World

The majority of blindness cases are in the developing world a lot of them could be prevented or treated.
Clara Hogan
global health

Cultural Traditions Are Fueling the Spread of a Rare Tuberculosis Strain

Poverty is also a factor, but customs like eating raw meat and drinking blood are not helping.
Sophie Cousins
global health

India’s Aging Sex Workers Are Facing a Healthcare Crisis

STDs and stigma are now the least of their concerns.
Justin Heifetz​​
global health

Diabetes Now Kills More People in South Africa Than HIV

The country's near-total focus on HIV over the past 15 years has saved countless lives but starved other diseases of resources.
Linda Nordling
global health

The Philippine Government is Powerless to Stop the Rise of HIV

Grassroots efforts prove to be way more effective at both diagnosis and support.
Justin Heifetz​​

How Mongolia Became a Great Place To Die

It leads much wealthier nations in palliative care.
Andrew North
Daily Buzzkill

Trump is Ruining Our Health on a Global Scale Now

Presidents in both parties have historically regarded global health initiatives as a way to ensure security and fulfill a moral imperative to help others in need. That's all going to hell now.
Vishal Khetpal