Marc Silver

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When Anthony Bourdain Had Breakfast With Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Friday, June 08, 2018

The chef and television host has died at age 61. NPR's West Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton remembers her meal with him in the open-air market of Senegal, filmed for his TV show.


From The Front Lines Of The Ebola War: Never Stop Going, Take It Slow

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Leah Feldman was on the Doctors Without Borders team in the 2014 outbreak. Now she's helping fight the virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — and literally sweating in her boots.


Community Health Worker: 'It Is God Who Gives Me The Strength'

Thursday, April 19, 2018

She goes door-to-door in her village in Kenya. She is paid next to nothing. It's a tough job. And she loves it.


Advice From 5 Women And A Guy Who Won $1.25 Million To Do Good

Friday, April 13, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship share surprising lessons on life, leadership and gender in the workplace.


So 2 Goats Were Stuck On A Beam Under A Bridge ...

Friday, April 06, 2018

They were about 100 feet above the ground. They had been there for hours. And they didn't know how to get down. Operation Goat Rescue begins!


Advice To Parachuting Docs: Think Before You Jump Into Poor Countries

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

There can be unintended consequences when doctors and med students volunteer to improve local health care. A new position paper offers up ethical guidance.


Seeing Aretha Franklin Sing For The Last Time

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

"This is my last year in concert," Aretha Franklin said earlier this year. For a fan who has seen her more than a dozen times, this meant one last chance to witness the queen of soul in person.


Tell Us: What's Taboo In Global Health And Development?

Thursday, July 06, 2017

For an upcoming series of stories, we'd like to explore the world of taboos. And we welcome your suggestions.


From Africa To Geneva And Back: Why A New Dad Returned To His Roots

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Carl Manlan and his wife started their family in Switzerland. It's a great place to raise kids, he says. So why did they decide to move back to their native Africa?


About Us: Goats And Soda

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Goats and Soda: What's our mission? And what's behind our name?


Do Tree-Climbing Goats Help Plant New Trees?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Goats eat a lot of argan tree fruit. But its seeds are big. A study looks at the manner of expulsion: poop or spit. And yes, it does matter when it comes to new tree growth.


They Outnumber Refugees But Don't Often Make Headlines

Monday, May 22, 2017

The world is riveted by the ongoing refugee crisis. Less so by the ongoing — and much larger — internally displaced persons crisis.


Why Are Kids Sitting At Their Desks In The Middle Of The Road?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

It all started when a school was demolished — for reasons not entirely clear — over the weekend in Nairobi.


What This Doctor Is Going To Do With His $1 Million TED Prize

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Raj Panjabi must use the award "to solve a timely, pressing problem." Here's what he plans to do.


Short Film: How Water Gets From The Nile To Thirsty Refugees

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled the civil war in South Sudan and resettled in Uganda. This 12-minute documentary shows the daily struggle to get water.


A Poem From A Syrian Psychiatrist: 'Cloud-Cafe'

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.


How Many Health Workers Have Been Killed In Syria?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

It's complicated to confirm a death. But a new study gives a minimum number of health workers who've been killed since the war began six years ago.


Red Cross Reacts To Killing Of 6 Staffers: 'We're Completely Devastated'

Friday, February 10, 2017

This week, armed men ambushed and killed the field workers in Afghanistan. Two others are missing. So far, no one knows who did it — or what the motive was.


A Chocolate Candy Aims To Make The World Think About Hunger

Monday, January 23, 2017

Three master chefs created a special candy 'to raise awareness on food waste and hunger' and served it at Davos, where the intellectual elite meet to ponder the world's problems.


How Martin Luther King Jr. Changed The Life Of A Street Kid In Kenya

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Kennedy Odede was living on the streets, getting into fights. He was looking for hope. And he found it in the story of Martin Luther King Jr.