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Indoor pollution is deadly for the poor

On a trip to Nepal, Stephen Bailey discovers a toxic link between poverty, childhood illness and climate change.

Filed in: Health Nepal Poverty

Unfulfilled promises leave Haiti ‘sick and broken’

Sokari Ekine sees hospitals without hope and women traders being swept from the streets.

Filed in: Haiti Health Women

Life and death in Chile’s ‘sacrificial zone’

Mischa Wilmers meets the activists fighting against industrial pollution – and for their health and environment.

Filed in: Chile Health Pollution

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

Factory farms make antibiotics weaker

Chris Grezo on drug-resistant killer bacteria disproportionately killing people in the Majority World.

Filed in: Agriculture Animals Food Health Pharmaceuticals

Moral medicine: the Cuban way

A revolutionary example of efficient and affordable healthcare, by John M Kirk and Chris Walker.

Filed in: Cuba Health

Healthcare and inequality - The Facts

A matter of life and death: the contrasting rates of mortality, access to medicine and care across the globe.

Filed in: Health

Bad medicine

Inequality squeezes both how healthy we are and the healthcare we get. Time to get past it, believes Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Health

Podcast: John Kirk on Cuban healthcare

Moral medicine, or a socialist ‘pact with the devil’? A revolutionary take on healthcare.

Filed in: Cuba Health Medicine

Gambian Paralympians: where are they now?

Begging in the morning and training in the afternoon – Sulayman Colley says The Gambia’s government needs to do more for disability sport.

Filed in: Disability Gambia Sport

Pharma vs India: a case of life or death for the world’s poor

Legal outcomes could ‘open the floodgates’ for companies to challenge generic drug production, keeping prices high, explains Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Health India Law Medicine

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