A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to allow medical professionals to access facilities detaining children near the border with Mexico, amid reports that the children are being held in deplorable conditions, Newsweek reports.

Soured relations between Cuba and Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro has left 28 million Brazilians with reduced access to medical care.   During his presidential campaign, Bolsonaro insisted that payment for the more than 8,500 Cuban doctors working in Brazil should go…

In the US it costs an average of $12,000 to have a baby. In Finland, just named the world's happiest country, parents pay around $60 per night for childbirth services through government-funded health care.  

Over 20,000 El Salvadoran migrants return through San Salvador’s repatriation center every year. Since 2014, the spike in returning citizens pushed the government to overhaul the strained facilities at Dirección de Atención al Migrante with assistance from USAID and the…

San Francisco-based nonprofit Watsi uses crowdfunding to help poor individuals in countries like Haiti get needed medical care. In a Mosaic feature, author Andrew Hankinson traveled to Haiti to explore the ethical tension that comes with individualizing charity and…