New treatments against cancer often only reach industrial nations, developing countries, in contrast, are falling behind.
Intermarriages are still common tradition in rural Pakistan. According to a latest UK study, high levels of cousin marriages within Pakistani communities doubled the risk of birth defects.
A strange phenomenon is increasingly observed in the developing world: Undernutrition and obesity exist simultaneously – sometimes even within the same household or individual.
This project examines the success of Ebola response actors and communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and finds out how they stopped the spread of the highly infectious disease.
The story explores the consequences of the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), notably dementia, in India. The country massively lacks affordable health-care facilities for those patients.
Violence is a hidden plague. It has a major impact on public health, particularly in low-income countries. The traumatic experiences caused by violent conflicts mark people for life.