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Don’t take Big Pharma at its word

Drugs companies have ulterior motives, and homeopathic cures are often a good alternative, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Pharmaceuticals

Southern Exposure: Sucheta Das

A sole story by Sucheta Das.

Filed in: Health India Photography

Mosquitoes versus humankind

The fight against vector-borne diseases is in dire need of new insecticides. But it’s unlikely that real alternatives will make it to the market in time, writes Julia Gross.

Filed in: Medicine

Acts of conscience on a bended knee

Mark Engler reflects on how one man’s protest made waves around the US.

Filed in: Activism Sport United States

Take profit out of education – and put teaching back in

Kath Holder looks at the state of schooling in Britain, and argues for a stronger trade union response.

Filed in: Education Health Trade Unions United Kingdom

The story of Ebola from those who lived through it

The world’s media obsessed over Ebola at its peak. But what happened next? Paul Myles introduces the Sierra Leonean citizen reporters who stayed with the story.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Sport

Did we learn the right lessons from Ebola?

And will Sierra Leone be ready, should the virus return? Hazel Healy travelled there to find out.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone

'Everything is on my shoulders'

Serah Tomba went from being a student to sole carer of seven orphans.

Filed in: Children Health Sierra Leone

'I speak for the girls'

Elizabeth Katta talks about the lingering impacts of teenage pregnancy, which spiked during Ebola.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Youth

'These are the boys who fought Ebola!'

Gangsters turned mobilizers, the Tripoli Boys kicked Ebola out of their neighbourhood. Amjata Bayoh and Mohamed S Camara find out what happened next.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Youth

Love without touch

Bankolay Turay’s story of student romance on ice.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Society Youth

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