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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

Malaria battles in Sierra Leone

Bankolay Turay comments from Freetown on the tussle between traditional beliefs and pharmaceuticals in treating the epidemic.

Filed in: Health Pharmaceuticals Poverty Sierra Leone

Syria’s medical system is at breaking point

The country’s ongoing civil war is preventing treatment for those with chronic illnesses and acute injuries, reports Resham Khiani.

Filed in: Conflict Health Medicine Syria

Rolling towards progress

Jody Mcintyre takes the notion of disability to task with a personal exploration of difference and defiance.

Filed in: Disability Health Society

Australia and Papua New Guinea: near neighbours but worlds apart

Particularly when it comes to maternal and infant health, as Clarice Kimlin explains.

Filed in: Australia Children Health Papua New Guinea Women

Haiti and the white saviour industrial complex

Sokari Ekine’s concern at Haitians’ dependence on outside help is alleviated when she meets a local doctor taking a stand.

Filed in: Haiti Health

Faith and fight in the battle to save the NHS

Vanessa Baird reports from Manchester, where 50,000 hit the streets in a bid to save the National Health Service from those determined to kill it.

Filed in: England Health Northern Ireland Politics Privatization Scotland Wales

‘To my dear mother’: living with dementia

Noreen Sadik bears witness to the terrible decline of a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

Filed in: Ageing Mental Health

A worldwide water revolution starts in Guatemala

Clean water for millions – thanks to a man called Fernando. Anna Bevan reports.

Filed in: Guatemala Health Water

Close encounter of the human kind

Mari Marcel Thekaekara has an unlikely experience at an ayurvedic ashram in Kerala.

Filed in: Culture Health India Medicine Religion

Every newborn deserves the royal treatment

After the highly anticipated arrival of the heir to the throne, new parent Nick Harvey highlights the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth in Africa.

Filed in: Africa Children Health United Kingdom Women

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