Each year, pneumonia kills more children around the world than malaria, measles and HIV combined. Ray Suarez reports from Nicaragua on efforts to combat the lung infection, which is the leading killer of children under the age of five.
HIV clinic in Mozambique. Photo by Talea Miller. Every time an HIV clinic tells a patient to come back for more testing or for laboratory results there is a risk the patient will never return. This happens so frequently…
Girl Effect: Helping Poor Girls Makes Economic Sense…
By Talea Miller
HIV-positive women in Kenya face resistance when they want to become mothers.
By Talea Miller
Patients wait at an HIV clinic in Mozambique. HIV-negative men and women who took a daily pill usually used to treat the disease reduced their risk of becoming infected with HIV by more than 60 percent, two new studies show.
By Beat Beat
Two Iranian brothers who promoted compassionate HIV care and were imprisoned by the government were awarded the 2011 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights Thursday night.
The Obama administration's Global Health Initiative is marking its first anniversary at work in eight focus countries, and is preparing to expand to 20 more by the end of the summer.
The NewsHour's global health beat rounds up key stories from the week.
In the spring of 1981, young gay men in New York and California were being sickened by rare forms of pneumonia and cancer, and the unknown disease fueled fears across society. What we now know as HIV/AIDS was once considered…
By Maureen Hoch
This week marks 30 years that the HIV virus has been with us.
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