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Scalpel please, nurse… oh, wait!

Rich countries need to use their medical resources to address the global lack of surgical equipment, argues Maziar M Nourian.

Filed in: Health Medicine

Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn’t have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Medicine Religion Women

The ‘world’s pharmacy’ is failing its own

Why is India undermining its reputation by providing shoddy drugs to Indians? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Aids Health India Pharmaceuticals

How to dismantle the National Health Service

Youssef El-Gingihy argues that the fight to save the NHS affects everyone in Britain.

Filed in: Health United Kingdom

Fighting for India’s health

An anti-tobacco campaign has had some encouraging results, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India

Why should quacks get to practise on prisoners?

Incompetent doctors should not be allowed to treat us, argues Brendon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Health Prisons United States

There’s a health crisis in West Africa – and it’s not Ebola

Chelsea Radler looks at a healthcare system near breaking point.

Filed in: Africa Health Sierra Leone

Syria’s shameful healthcare quagmire

Tom Templeton looks at a country’s ruined health, four years after the conflict started.

Filed in: Conflict Health Syria

‘Homeopathy is rubbish,’ says new report. Really now?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara takes a pop at the pompous know-it-alls and arrogant allopathic shamans.

Filed in: Health

Breed or else! Iran’s ultimatum to women

What is Iran doing – trying to force women to have children? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: China Health Iran

Doctors are caregivers, not border guards

But the British government thinks otherwise, laments Chelsea Radler

Filed in: England Health Migration

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