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Jason Beaubien

Jason Beaubien appears in the following:

The Sole Doctor In The Hospital Shoulders The Burden Of HIV

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Dr. Marlen Baroso works at the health center in Beira, a port city in Mozambique. She treats patients with ailments, accident victims, women in labor — and thousands of people with HIV.

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Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pill

Thursday, July 21, 2016

In a pilot program in South Africa, teens who are not infected with HIV are going on a preventive regimen of anti-AIDS drugs.

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Fighting HIV In Two High-Risk Groups: Sex Workers And Truck Drivers

Monday, July 18, 2016

It's part of a pilot program from Doctors Without Borders in a part of Mozambique where roughly 1 in 10 adults is infected with the virus.

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A New Generation Learns How To Live With HIV

Monday, July 18, 2016

You can hear their stories in a series of videos — and listen to their youth-oriented coverage of the International AIDS Conference.

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International AIDS Conference Returns To Durban, South Africa.

Monday, July 18, 2016

When the conference was held there in 2000, HIV was terrifying. It was spreading rapidly and an infection was viewed as a death sentence. Now, conference attendees celebrate a sea change around HIV.

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The Last Days Of Guinea Worm

Monday, June 06, 2016

The world has wiped out only one human disease: smallpox. Guinea worm disease looks like it's on the verge of being the second.

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David Gilkey Was 'An Incredibly Thoughtful' Photographer In The Midst Of Plight

Monday, June 06, 2016

NPR's Jason Beaubien says David Gilkey, who died this week in Afghanistan, had a talent with his camera for distilling unfathomably large disasters into human-scale stories of grief and loss.

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'High Highs And Deep Lows': 5 Days With Doctors Without Borders In South Sudan

Thursday, May 26, 2016

In the past year, dozens of hospitals run by the medical aid group Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF, have been attacked. NPR spends a week with two doctors in a hospital inside an enormous refugee camp in South Sudan to find out why they work in dangerous places, and what the work is like.

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Five Days And Five Nights With Doctors Without Borders

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

They're in a crowded refugee camp, running the only hospital in a war-torn corner of South Sudan.

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WHO's Stern Warning: The World 'Is Not Prepared To Cope' With Pandemics

Monday, May 23, 2016

Dr. Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization, offered congratulations for victories on the health front — and words of serious concern about the future.

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They're The Invisible Ones: Refugees Who Aren't Officially Refugees

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Nearly 28 million people were displaced within their own country last year by conflict and natural catastrophe. And they're especially hard to help.

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Syria Hospital Airstrike: Are The Rules Of War Breaking Down?

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The destruction of a hospital in Aleppo is part of a disturbing trend. And it's not just happening in Syria.

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If You Think She Looks Like An Avon Lady, You're Half Right

Thursday, April 28, 2016

She's a Living Goods agent. The company styles its door-to-door health care deliveries after American businesses like Avon, Amway and Tupperware.

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The Improvisational Surgeon: Cardboard Casts, No Power, Patients Galore

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A new report says 5 billion people lack access to even the most basic surgical care. Why is surgery ignored in the global health landscape?

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Monkey Malaria Creeps Closer To Being A Major Human Threat

Friday, April 08, 2016

A new paper raises concerns about possible changes in the parasite behind the strain, putting us at greater risk.

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U.N. Report Documents Systemic Rape By Government Troops In South Sudan

Friday, March 11, 2016

A United Nations report out Friday documents systematic rape and other war crimes by government troops in South Sudan. NPR takes a look at the report and others documenting violence in the world's newest country.

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South Sudan Soldiers Suffocated 60-Plus Men And Boys, Report Says

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The massacre reportedly occurred at a church compound, where the victims were forced into a shipping container. Amnesty International is calling it a "war crime."

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Nothing Is Going Right In The World's Newest Nation

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

A U.N. camp for displaced persons tells the story of South Sudan's woes. Its 120,000 residents, mostly kids, came to escape civil war violence and a growing food crisis.

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Living In A Camp By A Ruined City, They're Strangers In Their Own Land

Friday, February 26, 2016

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon is urging both sides in the South Sudanese civil war to resolve their differences. In the meantime, some 2 million people are living in limbo in the brutalized nation.

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South Sudan Faces New Obstacles To Implementing Peace Deal

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In the latest step toward peace to end South Sudan's civil war, Vice President Riek Machar agreed to return to the country as long as he's allowed to bring his own troops to the capital.

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