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Tuesday, March 08, 2016
International Women's Day is a day to celebrate how much women have accomplished and to remember that gender equality is still a ways away.
It's a day to cherish and honor ladies who rock.
So what better way to pay tribute to the day than with a playlist featuring ...
Monday, March 07, 2016
Attend any conference on global health or peruse the United Nations website, and you'll find some ambitious thinking. World leaders say they want to eliminate tuberculosis and malaria, end AIDS and ensure that every pregnant woman can get the medical care she needs. And they want all that to happen ...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
When Dr. Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu graduated from medical school, her mother told her, "OK, good. But you know it's not good to just be a doctor."
"She, said, 'There's some doctors you go to and they don't make you better. I want you to be one of the doctors ...
Monday, February 22, 2016
The Aedes aegypti mosquitoes really suck — literally and figuratively.
They're really good at finding and sucking on human blood. Which especially sucks, because their inescapable, insidious little bites can infect people with the Zika virus as well as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.
These buggers — like most mosquitoes ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Jamaica has had only one confirmed case of the Zika virus, brought in by a traveler — and the government wants to keep it that way.
Last month, the government advised women to delay plans to become pregnant, since the the virus has been linked to the birth defect ...
Sunday, February 07, 2016
If you've been following the news about the spread of the Zika virus throughout Latin America, you've probably gotten lost in the jargon once or twice. What's a vector? A reservoir? What's local transmission — the opposite of express transmission?
So we went to the experts to help us wade ...
Friday, January 29, 2016
The T.b. gambiense parasite is truly a menace. It causes African sleeping sickness — a disease that attacks the nervous system and brain, disrupting sleep, causing rapid mood swings and confusion, essentially driving people mad before it kills them.
Researchers have been studying the parasite for years, looking for ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Last Friday, as the East Coast braced itself for the huge snow storm, we began to wonder how folks from places where it never snows were thinking about the crazy weather.
We asked readers from non-snowy parts of the developing world — and indeed from anyplace warm: What was your ...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Here at Goats and Soda headquarters, we were discussing the huge snowstorm expected to hit D.C. this weekend when we remembered the one thing you won't find in much of the developing world (or the "Global South," as some call it): snow.
When my family first moved to the ...
Friday, January 15, 2016
Investigators discovered this month that United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic were paying girls at a camp for the internally displaced less than a dollar for sex. It's the latest of several such incidents plaguing the U.N. mission there — 22 other cases of alleged sexual abuse or ...
Monday, January 11, 2016
On any given episode of East Los High, the highly addictive teen soap on Hulu that just got a fourth season, you'll see love triangles and heartbreak, mean girls and bad boys, and some seriously skillful dancing. Think a Latino Degrassi meets Gossip Girl meets Glee.
Clocking in at ...
Saturday, January 09, 2016
Photographer Steve McCurry has been frequenting — and documenting — India since 1978. His new book, Steve McCurry: India highlights the extraordinary moments of ordinary, everyday life across the subcontinent.
We caught up with the man most famous for his portrait of a fiery young girl in Afghanistan and ...
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
From the mundane to the bizarre, everything seemed to include a hashtag in global development this year.
There was #EarthtoParis for the climate change meeting in Paris. There was #WorldToiletDay for you guessed it. And there was #MugabeFalls, which helped turn Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe into a cheeky meme after ...
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Guinea is set to celebrate with concerts and fireworks Wednesday, following the World Health Organization's announcement that the country is now officially Ebola-free.
On Tuesday, WHO declared that after two years and over 2,500 deaths, the Ebola epidemic in Guinea has officially ended. The announcement marks the passing of two ...
Monday, December 21, 2015
A six-month course of pills for tuberculosis can ward off lifelong disability or death. But children with TB have to take the same drugs as adults, and getting kids to swallow those large, foul-tasting tablets is no easy task.
So for global health groups — and parents around the world ...