NUNAVUT—89-year-old Eenoapit Sageatook remembers starting her days with a breakfast of Canada goose or duck eggs and later filling up on cooked or raw meat.

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA—At 10 a.m. on June 22, 2017, the Georgetown Public Hospital Psychiatric Ward was bustling. Inside, people waited on wooden benches lined up like church pews, fanning themselves from the heavy air and stifling violent, gurgling coughs. Every now and then,…

In information wars, the conflict isn’t always between “real” and “fake” news, but between facts and values, writes David Scales in “French Lessons,” his aptly-titled piece about chronic Lyme disease for Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.  

I first met Mylene Helena dos Santos Ferreira, 23, in July 2017 at the outpatient clinic at IMIP (Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira) Hospital, where she had brought her son Davi for one of his routine medical exams. Davi was born in August 2015 with…

The gynecology ward’s outdoor waiting room in Gonaives, Haiti, is bright, airy, and clean. More than 70 women have gathered here in this public hospital to learn about the signs and symptoms of women’s cancers and receive screenings for cervical cancer.

One day Madan Vasishta is deaf—the next, divine. Nothing special happened to him.  He experienced no moment of religious clarity…no metaphysical encounter. This is simply the result of the introduction of a new label by the Indian government. 

Many Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantees have delivered exceptional reporting on HIV/AIDS—immersing themselves in their stories to provide in-depth reporting on under-covered areas of the crisis. Now, the Pulitzer Center has pulled their broad array of stories,…

It might seem a bit incongruous at first: Isn’t surgery more about medicine than public health—helping one patient at a time rather than intervening at the population level?

Violet Banda, chair of the Board for the National Association of Young People Living with HIV in Malawi