Stories about Health from January, 2016
An innovative design firm is using data and community outreach to protect Nairobi's poorest residents from devastating storms.
The figures are clear evidence that what is happening in Venezuela’s Orinoco Delta is an epidemic—an epidemic that is threatening the survival of an entire indigenous people.
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is advising people to protect themselves and even plans to launch a mobile game called Zap-a-‘quito to educate the public.
A black lung patient prepared a coffin for himself after ten years of languishing with the disease before receiving a lung transplant watched online by millions.
Women are incorporating ancient teachings of self-care into their modern-day lives. The idea isn't to abandon medical professionals, but rather be aware of all the options available.
In spite of having organizations devoted to their wellbeing, indigenous communities in Venezuela are faced with several very serious disadvantages.
Harrowing photographs of residents of Madaya, Syria, are making the rounds online, drawing attention to the plight of its 40,000 residents who are facing starvation and a slow death.