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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

Human traffic: exposing the brutal organ trade

What will it take to stop the trafficking of vulnerable people for their organs? asks Nancy Scheper-Hughes.

Filed in: Health Trade

‘I am going to get him the liver he needs’

Hanneke Hagenaars, a transplant co-ordinator for deceased organ donors in the Netherlands, speaks about her liaison work with soon-to-be-bereaved families.

Filed in: Health Netherlands Society

Beyond burnout

Post-traumatic stress disorder is an occupational hazard for activists on the frontline, says Amy Hall.

Filed in: Activism Mental Health

There’s now a cure for hepatitis C… but most can’t afford it

Profit-focused drug companies are failing the ill, says Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Health Medicine Pharmaceuticals Poverty

Cheap drugs and the millionaire whistleblower

Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.

Filed in: Ethics India Pharmaceuticals

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

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