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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

Looking East: could meditation help cure the West's addiction to antidepressants?

Mischa Wilmers asks whether mindfulness meditation could offer a safer, more effective alternative to pharmaceuticals.

Filed in: Mental Health Pharmaceuticals

A British-Gambian recycling project makes great strides

Josh Barrie on a new initiative to provide amputees with a new limb.

Filed in: England Gambia Health Recycling

A creative shift for Vietnam

Art is being used to help disadvantaged children find their place in society. Yan Zhi Lai reports.

Filed in: Art Children Disability Mental Health Vietnam

Millions in developing countries still denied access to palliative care

Can it be right that access to palliative care is largely determined by where you live? 

Filed in: Ageing Health Poverty

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