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Tolerating the Pain: Accessing Medical Morphine in Bangladesh

Roadblocks to getting opioids leave seriously ill patients coping with unbearable pain

Women Are Transforming Health in Rural Villages in India

Community health "entrepreneurs" prevent disease, strengthen social safety nets, and improve well-being

Migration

India Needs Cancer Care Outside its Big Cities

India's poorest often travel hundreds of kilometers to access cancer care

Poverty

Ebola in Uganda

An interview with emergency physician and Ebola survivor Craig Spencer

Poverty

Shining a Light on Native American Health

AIAN life expectancy has not improved over the past decades, but there are indigenous-led efforts aiming to change that

Trade

Sharpening the Tools in the Pandemic-Ending Toolbox

After nearly two years of negotiation, the WTO makes a decision about COVID-19 vaccine production and access

Migration

The Cat-and-Mouse Game of Providing Health Care in Ukraine's Conflict Zone

A Canadian physician reflects on his recent emergency medicine stint along the Ukrainian-Polish border

Governance

After "Bloody January," Health and Safety in Kazakhstan Look Shaky

Wealth disparities in Kazakhstan have left holes in the health system

Governance

Solutions to the COVID-19 Crisis in Asia

Governments embraced telemedicine and other technology innovations that had previously languished due to red tape

Governance

COVID-19: A Wake-Up Call to Africa for Investing in Responsive and Resilient Health-Care Systems

How COVID-19 is highlighting the importance of investing in countries' health-care systems

Gender

Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa

Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger

Migration

In Thailand, Noncitizen Health Matters

National progress on migrant health is expansive, effective, and has helped Thailand avoid the worst of the coronavirus

Governance

Expanding Health-Care Access in Times of Coronavirus

Health and wellness centers have expanded access to primary health-care services in Punjab, India—even in the pandemic

Poverty

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

When collecting COVID-19 data and modeling epidemic curves, we need to take more into account—in Africa and elsewhere