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· April, 2015

Stories about Health from April, 2015

‘Nappies in Adolescence': Alarming Number of Pregnant Teens in Venezuela

Guyana's Health Minister Assails Women's Activist, Says He Would ‘Slap Her Ass’

The Minister of Health's tirade against a women's rights activist raises questions about gender equality, human rights and the political status quo in Guyana.

Ecuadorian Woman Fights for Right to Save Sister-in-Law with Organ Transplant

Daniela Peralta fights an Ecuadorian law that prevents her from donating organ tissue to save her sister-in-law, who is suffering from kidney failure.

What Are We Doing to Our Children's Brains?

Environmental chemicals are wreaking havoc to last a lifetime. Can we save our kid's from unnecessary exposure?

Ecuador's Creeping Criminalization of Abortion

Are ISIS Fighters in Rakka Infested with Skin Disease Leishmaniasis?

For Ebola Patients in Liberia, a Way to See the Faces of Those Helping

Imagine being in a hospital with a deadly illness and you can't see the faces of the people caring for you. That's what Mary Beth Heffernan has tried to change.

In Bangladesh, a Mobile App Provides a Platform Where Women Can Feel Free to Talk

Maya provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.

Uzbekistan's Tuti Yusupova May Not Have Been the World's Oldest Person. But Her Life Still Witnessed Phenomenal Change.

"May her place be in paradise. Let the world see and be astonished."

‘Artists With One Voice’ Are Using Music to Keep the Spotlight on Ebola

Ebola still remains a threat in West Africa, but media coverage is waning. A US-based collective of musicians from Cameroon, Liberia, Senegal, and the US is raising awareness of it.

Photos and Video of Sierra Leone’s 3 Day Lock Down

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