In Kenya’s Rift Valley, known as the breadbasket of the country, almost one-third of the population is suffering from acute malnutrition; an ongoing drought and recent infighting ahead of August’s presidential elections are only worsening an already dire situation.Read More
Since its only external beam radiotherapy machine broke in April, Ugandans having been dying of treatable cancers.Read More
Driven out of their homes and displaced in foreign land, many South Sudanese refugees are struggling to reconcile with the complexity of war and dislocation. For some, that means blaming opposing tribes for the conflict. Still others refuse to cast blame on rival ethnic groups, believing that peace beyond those divisions remains possible in South Sudan.Read More
For researchers in Uganda — a country that has experienced five Ebola outbreaks — the threat of the disease that kills between 50 and 90 percent of all those infected, isn’t just a possibility pulled from 1995 bestseller, "The Hot Zone." For them, another outbreak of Ebola is almost certain.
Luckily, so is finding a cure.Read More