Marc Silver appears in the following:
Thursday, February 11, 2016
The possibility that the Zika virus is linked to the birth defect microcephaly has sparked a public debate about women's reproductive rights in Latin America.
Monday, February 08, 2016
As a cosponsor of the contest, we're asking you to propose stories that the media has overlooked. We'll cover the winning entry in this blog.
Friday, February 05, 2016
The virus was first identified in 1947 in a rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest. Our maps show how it spread slowly at first, then last year began a rapid invasion of the Americas.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
What if I get sick? Will I be able to find quality health care? What if there's civil unrest? A poll shows what world travelers worry about.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
NPR reporter Jason Beaubien talks about his trip to Ghana to report on river blindness — and how a farmer who lost his vision is still able to weed his garden.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
An ad for a skin-lightening pill has called attention to bias against dark skin in many countries. NPR contributor Wilbur Sargunaraj has a new video on the topic: "Mirror Mirror."
Friday, January 08, 2016
Why are Nigerians making a splash in Hollywood? We ask a star of the new NBC series Shades of Blue.
Monday, January 04, 2016
Pediatrician Namala Mkopi shares his new insights into the art of parenting and doctoring. He also tells NPR why people need to pay more attention to a disease no one likes to talk about: diarrhea.
Saturday, January 02, 2016
Translation: Global Health and Development is not an acronym-free zone. Hope this helps you make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
As you might have guessed, the answer is not Tanzania. So the holiday season is a good time to reflect on ... electricity.
Monday, December 14, 2015
As a child, he was struck by malaria, tuberculosis and typhoid. Yoga helped him regain his strength. And then he taught it to the world.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Evans Wadongo of Kenya believes that the world pays more heed to terrorist victims in Europe than in Africa, but he hopes attitudes can change.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Yes, it's a real holiday. To learn more about the nature of kindness, we spoke to Kennedy Odede, whose life was transformed by the kindness of strangers.
Monday, November 09, 2015
And that led us to interview a chicken expert who shared some exciting news about chickens in the developing world.
Monday, November 09, 2015
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Thursday, November 05, 2015
The latest batch of Clinton emails includes a scattershot list of topics from a day in 2010: "Freud's Last Session," "Create co to own copyrights?" ... "Plumpy'nut?"
Sunday, October 25, 2015
It's a tough life for many of the Syrian kids who are now refugees in Lebanon: working in the fields up to 14 hours a day instead of going to school.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Women are afraid their husbands will walk out. They think, I'll die anyway, so what's the point of seeing a doctor. Or there may be no treatment within reach.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
A version of the word sustainable appears at least 75 times in the sustainable development goals the U.N. will endorse this weekend. We asked some analysts to tell us what, exactly, it means.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
NPR's Marc Silver lost his mother-in-law in 2005. But she remains a presence at family meals this Jewish holiday season, through his dogged trial-and-error attempts to re-create her favorite treats.