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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

Haiti: missing healthcare on the frontline of HIV

Despite improvements in prevention and treatment, many Haitians are still struggling to get the help they need, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health

Can the Lewisham campaign save the NHS?

Jessica Ormerod warns that the Regime for Unsustainable Providers could be coming soon to a hospital near you.

Filed in: Activism Health Politics United Kingdom

Rio communities unite in protest

Rival neighbourhoods have been united by demand for basic services ahead of the 2014 World Cup. Kate Steiker-Ginzberg reports.

Filed in: Activism Brazil Politics Society Sport

Haiti: mistakes plus negligence equals death

Where is the urgency in helping the poor and sick, like Baby Willgesta? asks Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty

Tackling obstetric fistula in Sierra Leone

Regina Bash-Taqi from Health Poverty Action reports on positive steps to tackle the devastating childbirth injury.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Women

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