Personal Essays on Health

Contributors describe how global health has impacted their lives 

The Missing Girls of India: A National Shame

A call to reform the institutions and cultural practices that perpetuate gender biases against girls

Crashes, Cop Outs, and COVID

A week in the life of a doctor from Namibia

Ill-Equipped to Heal

A personal story of COVID-19 in Kenya

The War on Childhood in Yemen

Halcyon summers have given way to famine, conflict, and loss

I Am an ER Doctor in New York City

The unseen mental and emotional cost of the COVID-19 pandemic—chronicled in the journals of one emergency physician

Cancer Doesn't Stop For You, Millennial

So don't skip out on your annual wellness exam, a young cancer survivor warns