Putting HIV/AIDS Back on the Media Agenda
At a conservative estimate, more than thirty million people worldwide are living with HIV/AIDS, and every year at least two million die from AIDS-related illness.
Pregnancy in a time of crisis: Portraits of women in the Feregana Valley of Kyrgyzstan
Maha Muna is a humanitarian specialist with UNFPA's Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office and she wrote this after a recent trip to Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK - When the fighting began in Osh and later spread to Jalabad (two cities in the Feregana Valley
Housing design can buffer spread of TB in Haiti - campaigners
LONDON (AlertNet) - What do the walls of your house have to do with your health? Quite a lot if you live in a place like Haiti, say the organisers of a campaign promoting housing designs that reduce the spread of airborne diseases. The charity, Architectur
Drug war hits Mexico's richest city, hurts industry
Local officials vow to battle cartels in Monterrey and flush out corrupt cops