The journalist will follow Bangladesh scientists to villages to explore the health effects of climate change, examining soil and freshwater quality, waterborne diseases, and access to healthcare.
Seventy percent of the 8 million new cancer cases annually are diagnosed in developing countries. But so far, little has been done to fight this epidemic. This project will show the urgency of the matter and how it could be addressed.
Up to 140,000 people worldwide die from snakebites every year. As the global health community begins to wrestle with this neglected tropical disease, the journalists will explore if the tiny kingdom of eSwatini might offer solutions.
Most of the deadly diseases like Ebola, Lassa and Zika find their origin in Africa. We will accompany researchers supported by the Robert Koch Institut who are looking for new pandemic threats to be able to predict future outbreaks.
This investigation will show how science, the social setting and changes in funding interact in unexpected ways in the fight against tuberculosis in Mozambique and Belarus.
The fight to eradicate Polio is about to suffer a serious setback, as the international community is negotiating the terms of what might amount to the handing back of Afghanistan to the Taliban.
Health technology is becoming better - and more expensive. For the vast majority of patients worldwide, advanced healthcare is simply not affordable. This project shows solutions from India and Germany that make health care accessible.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major health problem in India. The "German Doctors" are fighting the disease in the slums of Kolkata. This reporting project explores the efforts to stop TB by means of new drugs and better access to healthcare.