Stories about Health from May, 2015
Now that relations between US and Cuba are improving, the US wants to see if it can benefit from the vaccine.
During the Special Period in Cuba, rock and heavy metal fans infected themselves with AIDS in order to have better living conditions, Radio Ambulante reports.
"The whole system is corrupt, starting with the government. The fish rots from the head."
Within the impoverished province of Balochistan, Gwadar is known for its well-financed strategic port. But its 249,055 residents lack basic health facilities.
"According to media reports more than 60 people have lost their lives in the anti-polio campaign in Pakistan since 2012."
The main river running through the community's region was dammed with its water privatized for the world's largest coal mine and commercial agriculture.
What do you do when there are only about 20 practicing surgeons for an entire country? Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do surgery.