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· June, 2015

Stories about Health from June, 2015

How a Young Kenyan Doctor Fell in Love With Medicine

Citizen Media Shows Why India Is Unlikely to Reach Its Millennium Goals Target for Maternal Mortality

India is behind both Nepal and Bangladesh in terms of reducing maternal mortalities. States where the caste system is embedded, religious minorities and migrants suffer most.

Sickle-Cell Disease Has Hit Nepal’s Tharu Indigenous Community Particularly Hard

The disorder, which is inherited from parents, makes it difficult for the blood vessels to deliver oxygen to the body, causing intense pain.

Winners of #HackAgainstEbola Represent Ghana at 2015 Global Editors Network SUMMIT

Abortion in Chile, a Clandestine Choice

There are few topics in Chile as controversial as abortion, which is prohibited in the country under one of the most restrictive laws in the world.

Urban Farming Is Booming in the US, but What Does It Really Yield?

Looking at city-based agriculture throughout the United States, the benefits go far beyond nutrition.

What’s More Dangerous: ‘Probably Carcinogenic’ Herbicide or Argentina’s Government Inefficiency?

Monsanto, the agro-giant everyone loves to hate, has been at the center of recent protests in Argentina. But where are all the protests holding the country's government accountable?

Wrongfully Detained at a Psych Ward, Trinidadian Cheryl Miller Gets Justice

"One of the greatest acts of bullying executed by members of the public service with the oversight of the line Minister."

On Assisted Dying Ruling By a South African Court

The Dangerous Lack of Health Care Facilities in Pasni, Pakistan

When the residents of Pasni are in need of any serious medical help, they have to travel more than a hundred kilometers to other cities because local facilitates are dilapidated.

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