Nurith Aizenman

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'Baltimore For Real': A Tour Through Troubled Sandtown

Monday, May 04, 2015

Travon Addison, who lives near the place where Freddie Gray was arrested, wishes people could understand what living in Baltimore is like, wishes they could see his Baltimore. So we let him show us.


Baltimore State's Attorney Known For Understanding City's Poor Communities

Friday, May 01, 2015

Marilyn Mosby rose to the national spotlight Friday with her announcement of the swift charges brought against the six police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray.


Baltimore Unrest Reveals Tensions Between African-Americans And Asians

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In West Baltimore's Sandtown neighborhood, Asian immigrant shopkeepers cleaned up the damage caused by rioters. Also in need of repair: their relationship with their African-American customers.

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As Ebola Cases Dwindle, West Africa Turns To Economic Recovery

Friday, April 17, 2015

West Africa is about to receive a hefty infusion of cash. This Friday the World Bank unveiled a major aid package for the three West African countries at the center of this past year's Ebola epidemic.

Over the next 18 months, the bank plans to provide Sierra Leone, Liberia and ...


An Artist's Brainstorm: Put Photos On Those Faceless Ebola Suits

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Printers blew up. People took the photo stickers home. But in the end, art professor Mary Beth Heffernan succeeded in bringing a human face to the scary-looking protective gear.


As Ebola Crisis Ebbs, Aid Agencies Turn To Building Up Health Systems

Monday, March 23, 2015

The virus is largely contained in Liberia. But an already-fragile health care system has been devastated. Crucially important workers have died. Will the world pay attention — and pitch in?


Alarming Number Of Women Think Spousal Abuse Is Sometimes OK

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Domestic violence is never OK. Yet in 29 countries around the world, one-third or more of men say it can be acceptable for a husband to "beat his wife." Perhaps more surprising: In 19 countries, one-third or more of women agree that a husband who beats his wife may ...


How Far Has The Health Of Moms Come Since 1995?

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Officials and activists from around the world gathered in New York this week to mark the 20th anniversary of the landmark 1995 World Conference on Women.

Although there were a lot of depressing statistics discussed at the current meeting, there was one piece of good news that many kept ...


The View From A Muddy Field In China: Women's Rights, In 1995 And Now

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Midtown New York City is buzzing with thousands of women's rights activists. They're in town for a milestone session of the United Nation's Commission on the Status of Women, which runs through the end of next week.

The commission meets yearly. But this session has turned into a major event ...


Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

First lady Michelle Obama announced Tuesday a new effort to address a longstanding problem: Across the developing world, more than 60 million girls are not in school.

The reasons girls miss out on school are as varied as the countries the girls live in. Many of them are blocked ...


From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

It's the last day on the job for Rajiv Shah, who at age 36 became the youngest-ever head of USAID. A key figure in the U.S. Ebola response, Shah has his critics, but he's proud of his record.


The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Starting last October, an American doctor wrote almost every day, for six weeks, while she treated Ebola patients. Her eloquent writings offer a rare look into a world we've only had glimpses of.

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Sneak Peek At The Ebola Diaries: A Doctor Opens Her Heart, Journal

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Tomorrow Morning Edition will broadcast an audio documentary based on a blog by American doctor Kwan Kew Lai. Starting last October, Dr. Lai wrote almost every day, for six weeks, while volunteering at an Ebola treatment center in Bong, Liberia.

Lai is an infectious disease specialist at Beth Israel ...


Billions Go To Victims Of Disaster And Disease. Does It Really Help?

Sunday, February 08, 2015

The news is filled with stories of people in need. Perhaps they've just lived through an earthquake. Or they're war refugees. Or they're facing a deadly epidemic like Ebola.

Your heart goes out to them. And you're gratified that your government and other major donors are stepping in with a ...


The Prostitutes Are Not Happy. Neither Are Brides. Sex, Love And Ebola

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The prostitutes of Freetown can't find customers. A wedding planner's shop is stuffed with dresses but couples keep delaying the big day. And the condomologist reports that business isn't booming.


Medical Mystery: Why Did Ebola Pop Up In A Remote Mining District?

Friday, December 12, 2014

Just over a week ago, officials in Sierra Leone noticed data suggesting an ominous trend: Ebola suddenly seemed to be spreading in Kono District, a land of towering mountains and muddy diamond mines.


World's Slow Response To Ebola Leaves Sierra Leone Villages Scrambling

Friday, December 05, 2014

With the number of new infections reaching a record high, there's no time to wait for international aid to build perfect Ebola treatment centers. So village leaders are making do with what they have.


Ebola Survey Teams Take A Grim Census In Sierra Leone

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Ebola is on the rise in Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown. Just this week, 234 new confirmed infections were reported, and every day hundreds of residents call the emergency line to report more possible cases in their neighborhoods.

To deal with the surge, the nation sends health surveillance teams into ...


An Ebola Clinic Figures Out A Way To Start Beating The Odds

Friday, November 21, 2014

Staff members at a clinic in Sierra Leone were told to minimize treatments and expect few survivors. But they refused to follow that plan and came up with a safe way to boost the survival rate.


Sierra Leone Colleagues Mourn Dr. Salia, Who Succumbed To Ebola

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dr. Martin Salia died at a hospital in Omaha, Neb., after being evacuated from Sierra Leone, where he worked as a surgeon in several hospitals. Mourners gathered at a hospital where he worked.