Jason Beaubien appears in the following:
Saturday, March 25, 2017
That's what happened at an African business conference in Los Angeles. Not one of the African invitees could get a visa to come to the U.S. And it's hard to find out exactly why.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
That's a problem in Bangladesh, where pit latrines have brought rates of open defecation down — but led to the dumping of 'fecal sludge' in waterways. A new study proposes a possible solution.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The fiscal plan "puts America first" by slashing funds from many (but not all) global health and development programs.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The U.N. says Sudan — and three other countries — are the scene of catastrophic famine. What are the causes?
Friday, March 10, 2017
The self-declared republic believes it should not be included on the list along with Somalia. 'We are two different states," says the foreign minister. It's a long story.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
For the first time, the World Health Organization has released a list of 12 bacteria that "pose the greatest threat to human health" because of their antibiotic resistance.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Since December, there have been more than 1,000 suspected human cases of yellow fever and hundreds more probable cases in monkeys.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Artemisinin-based medications have long been the treatment of choice for malaria. But late in 2015, health officials in Britain came across a cluster of cases that refused to succumb to the drugs.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
There are two main theories. A new study of South African patients points to the scarier of the two.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Some surgeries are being postponed due to a lack of nursing staff.
Friday, December 23, 2016
The editor of the New England Journal Of Medicine is a big Red Sox fan. And so he framed the year in global health in baseball terms.
Friday, December 16, 2016
At a time when South Sudanese need aid more than ever, staffers from one of the biggest humanitarian groups in the country were expelled — with no explanation.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
A new report from the Overseas Development Institute finds that impoverished children are working long hours in violation of the country's labor laws.
Friday, December 02, 2016
On Thursday, Ban Ki-moon apologized to the Haitian people: "We simply did not do enough with regard to the cholera outbreak."
Thursday, December 01, 2016
An interview with Dr. Deborah Birx, the U.S. Global AIDS coordinator. She says this is an "exciting" time in the global fight against the disease.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Despite progress against the disease, roughly 2 million people are infected with the virus every year.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
More than 2,600 pregnant women on the island have tested positive for Zika. While the number of confirmed cases of fetal abnormalities has been small, officials are concerned about long-term effects.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Do they still help prevent disease caused by the bite of infected mosquitoes? A five-year study offers cause for concern as well as good news.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Bradley Opere is the first African to hold the office at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Along the way, he's learned a lot about politics, race — and football.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
It's called Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention. And so far, the results have been remarkable.