Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
When he isn't fixing up vintage cars, Cees Klumper goes after officials who misuse money meant to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
It depends on whom you ask. But Venezuela could be the next ground zero for Zika. And government information is in short supply. So are doctors, medicines and even mosquito repellent.
Friday, January 22, 2016
We're in the middle of an El Niño that's already caused weather-related disasters and will last at least several more months. Now for the good news.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The World Health Organization declared West Africa officially Ebola-free on Thursday, but more cases are likely, and scientists say they have a lot of unanswered questions.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
In theory we do not want to buy products made by child labor or polluting factories. But in practice, we don't want to know about a company's practices.
Friday, January 01, 2016
Ethiopia is grappling with an epic drought that could lead to famine. Here's why the world isn't stepping up.
Sunday, December 13, 2015
All his life, Aniket Sathe has been taught that men rule the world. He lives in India, one of the worst countries for women. Now a new class is changing his attitude.
Sunday, December 13, 2015
That's the way some groups hope to change the lot of women in India, who face some of the world's highest rates of sexual violence and domestic abuse.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
A new ranking looks not just at dollars but at trade barriers, environmental impact, arms sales and openness to migrants.
Sunday, December 06, 2015
What if you could never get a good night's rest? Some low-income people around the world face that challenge. A team of researchers is investigating whether sleep deprivation keeps some in poverty.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
What if you could never get a good night's rest? Researchers are investigating whether sleep deprivation can keep people trapped in poverty.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Credit (or blame) goes to France, which wanted more babies in the 19th century. Like most government plans to influence birthrate, it didn't quite work.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Mahendra Sharma faced stone-throwing fathers and skeptical mothers when he first attempted to educate girls in villages of Northern India.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Nimmu lives in northern India and was married at 10. But she's found a way to delay moving in with her husband.
Friday, September 25, 2015
But not for the same reasons as Western parents. In the developing world, moms and dads want to make sure their kids are immunized quickly enough.
Monday, August 10, 2015
A guide to global medical care shows which countries are risky (you don't want to have a car accident in Botswana) and where you don't have to worry (care for heart attacks is solid in Sao Paulo).
Saturday, August 01, 2015
At the height of the epidemic, Umaru Fofana was our guide — and a one-man solution system. This summer, he stopped by NPR's headquarters for a reunion with our Ebola reporting team.
Monday, July 13, 2015
It'll take trillions of dollars — not billions, but trillions. Leaders are meeting in Ethiopia this week to figure out how to raise the money. Spoiler alert: Most of it won't come from governments.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
The Millennium Development Goals, set in 2000, revolutionized the fight against poverty. Now the world is setting Sustainable Development Goals. But critics say there may be too many priorities.
Monday, July 06, 2015
In 2000 the world's leaders agreed on an ambitious plan for attacking global poverty by 2015. Called the Millennium Development Goals, these time-bound targets spurred an unprecedente...