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Health Dec 21An Imam with an HIV Prevention Mission
Imam Mohamed Ziani talks about HIV prevention at his mosque and teaches other imams how to do the same in their communities.
World Dec 20Slide Show: Scenes From Morocco
The NewsHour's Morocco series starts Wednesday with a report on government reforms brought on by the Arab Spring unrest. Learn more about this fascinating country, its culture and challenges in the slide show above. You can also read a…
Health Dec 20Scenes From Morocco: A Nation in Flux
Morocco is a conservative, mostly Muslim country whose king has taken on voluntary political reforms in the wake of the Arab Spring.
Health Dec 13Mysterious Kidney Disease Killing Central American Men
In Central America's sugarcane fields, more and more workers are falling ill with a disease that shuts down their kidneys. Researchers are struggling to find the cause.
Health Nov 22Update: Separated Twin Sisters Reunite in Vietnam
Isabella (right) and her twin sister Ha were reunited this year. When the NewsHour's global health team first met 13-year-old Isabella Solimene, she shared a memorable story of being separated from her twin sister as a baby in Vietnam.
Health Nov 16‘Espresso’ Machine of TB Tests Cuts Diagnosis Time
A new machine that can detect multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in record time may revolutionize treatment.
Health Nov 11Slide Show: Children in Nicaragua Up Against Difficult Odds
Eight-month-old Kesler is one of those infectiously happy babies who giggles at everything, even when his mother is scolding him for being too loud. Kesler lives with his mother, Delma Marina Sala, in a one-room, tin-roofed home outside of Managua,…
Health Nov 11Nicaragua’s Children Face Difficult Odds
Nicaragua is one of the Western Hemisphere's poorest countries and children there are 44 percent more likely to die before the age of 5 than the regional average.
Health Nov 08Russia’s Shrinking Population Mars Putin’s Superpower Ambitions
Despite Vladimir Putin's efforts to encourage population growth in Russia, women have too few children and Russian men are dying young.
Health Nov 01Underage Marriage Brings Dire Consequences for Nepal’s Girls
About 51 percent of Nepalese marry as children, causing devastating consequences for young girls' health and well being.