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Suffer little children: five years of Gaza's blockade

In the month of the fifth anniversary of the land, sea and air siege of Palestinians, a report reveals it’s children who are most affected.

Filed in: Children Health Human Rights Israel Palestine

Soldiers, security and sleeping in sheds – London's Olympic reality

Tim Gee, erstwhile resident of east London, on the unpalatable truth.

Filed in: England Sport

A boost for women’s health in Uganda

The work of the Uganda Women’s Health Initiative is paying dividends, as Jack Craze reports.

Filed in: Health Uganda Women

Letter from Botswana: 'There's a good side to this HIV'

A new birth offers a sign of hope for Lauri Kubuitsile.

Filed in: Aids Botswana Children Medicine

The hero in all of us

When the Botswanan football team went on a winning streak, a whole nation was inspired, writes Lauri Kubuitsile.

Filed in: Botswana Sport

Mental health – The Facts

Prevalence, provision, dangerousness and discrimination-related figures for mental illness worldwide: a zoomable infographic.

Filed in: Mental Health Pharmaceuticals

Dying for the things we love

Consumer culture is collective insanity and driving us to destruction, says clinical psychologist John F Schumaker.

Filed in: Ethical Consumerism Psychology

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

Filed in: Drugs Equality Mental Health Pharmaceuticals Society

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

Filed in: Burma Mental Health Refugees Thailand

Virgin on the ridiculous

As protesters around the UK tell Branson to stop meddling with the NHS, Alan Hughes reports from Oxford.

Filed in: Health United Kingdom

The NHS carve-up has begun

Dissenting voices are being silenced as Virgin Care wins a £500 million contract to provide community services across Surrey.

Filed in: England Health

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