Stories about Health from May, 2017
"You won a free election, congratulations. Now, why don't you try that here in #Ethiopia?!"
The Caribbean has just launched its first online database aimed at tracking human rights violations and providing data to assist advocacy work.
Pro-government groups are waging a campaign against the game, and internet censors have predictably gone into overdrive.
Ethiopia’s Cholera-Denying Candidate to Lead the World's Top Health Body Is Taking a Battering Online
"I fear that the WHO’s reputation will be tarnished and credibility questioned if it elects Dr. Tedros Adhanom."
"Finally! The @NYTimes calls out @WHO DG candidate @DrTedros for covering up cholera epidemic using the euphemism of Acute Water Diarrhea."
Environmental justice advocates are working to ensure the state’s efforts to combat climate change benefit everyone — and the lessons can be applied elsewhere.
Iraq's Parliament Is ‘Convinced’ There's No Corruption Under Health Minister Hamoud. But Are Iraqis?
"Parliament’s satisfaction with Adilah Hamoud’s answers means the government believes that poor healthcare is what the people deserve from the corrupt minister."
The World Health Organization confirms that we are living longer, but are we living healthier? Medigo, a health-specialized platform, says not everyone is.
Be careful when calling the hotline at “FROG,” a psychological help center; you might need more support after the call than you did before you picked up the phone.
"In my heart, I believe that the time is now right for the world to deal with depression a kinder way."