by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 10, 2014
The dramatic statistic underlines the particular toll the epidemic has taken on the doctors and nurses who are risking their lives to treat patients.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 9, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
More than 20 organizations are pressuring the president to revise a decades-old policy that blocks women abroad from getting the full range of reproductive health care.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 9, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
Wars, violence, and weak health care infrastructure made it difficult for millions of children to live healthy lives.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
There may not be an approved vaccine to treat the deadly virus, but experts say that doesn't mean it's hopeless.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 8, 2014
India is home to a third of the world's poorest people, but the government has for decades worked to keep them from multiplying through controversial programs often targeting the most marginalized.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 3, 2014
The so-called "two finger test" has no scientific merit and is degrading to women, the international organization points out.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
While the epidemic is far from over, there are an increasing number of positive signs that the deadly virus' spread may be slowing.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
"We hear every now and then that girls die because of this. I'm afraid of that. But we are not scared of the authorities."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 19, 2014 Updated: November 20, 2014
The public health issues are myriad – and not always obvious, but defecating in the open isn't exactly the stuff of stuff of polite conversation.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 17, 2014
It was too late to save the doctor who died in Nebraska this week, but everyone who has contracted Ebola in the U.S. has completely recovered.