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‘Lost generation’ threat of Ebola

The impact on children of the deadly virus will outlast the immediate crisis, writes Gabriella Jozwiak.

Filed in: Children Education Health Liberia Sierra Leone

Law in a time of Ebola

The virus has changed everything – including what you can be arrested for. Simitie Lavaly and Sabrina Mahtani report.

Filed in: Health Law Sierra Leone Women

Waiting, hoping: a day on the ward

A Philippines medical centre treating children for cancer is under threat from property developers. Iris Gonzales visits it.

Filed in: Children Health Philippines

Climate change is harming our health

Campaigners must not forget the health risks of climate change, argues George Gillett.

Filed in: Climate Change Health

Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

Filed in: Africa Health NGOs Sierra Leone

America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.

Filed in: Globalization Health

Is our failure to invest in an Ebola cure ‘morally bankrupt’ or financially prudent?

Governments and big pharmaceutical companies have a shared responsibility, argues Natalie Nezhati.

Filed in: Pharmaceuticals

The world must wake up: Ebola outbreak is not just a West African problem

Charlene Rodrigues wonders why a nonchalant attitude prevailed for so long.

Filed in: Guinea Health Liberia Sierra Leone

Injecting healthcare into Nairobi’s slums

Phoebe Shiu argues for public immunization programmes to become a top health priority.

Filed in: Health Kenya Poverty

Can you be a world-class football player and a good dad?

From rage on the field to caregiving at home: Mary Robbins discusses Luis Suarez’s transformation. 

Filed in: Society Sport

Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.

Filed in: Health Reproductive Rights Uganda Women

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