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6/27/17

The faces of Yemen’s cholera outbreak: 22-year-old Layla

Layla, a 22-year-old mother of three, lies in the cholera isolation unit at the Aljomhuri Hospital in Hajja, Yemen. She came to the hospital as soon as she started...

6/26/17

To Treat or Feed: The Impossible Dilemma Families Face in Yemen

In a crowded corridor turned cholera isolation unit, doctors move from one bed to the next, nurses hurdling frantically around them, hoping that no more cases come in this...

6/21/17

What A Long, Strange Trip it’s Been

Twenty-eight years ago I spent six months living in Rishikesh, India, with a dozen fellow college students. We spent a semester living in an ashram and studying Buddhism,...

6/19/17

Uganda Refugee Crisis: “There’s just not enough hospital beds for all these mothers”

At Ocea Health Center in the Rhino refugee settlement in Uganda, four mothers cradle their newborn babies having just given birth mere hours earlier.

6/19/17

Uganda: A midwife on a mission

Mary grabs her notebook and maternal health education booklet and walks towards one of the large tents in the Imvepi refugee reception center that houses dozens of new female...

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