Children with life-threatening illnesses need psychosocial support and palliative care to alleviate pain and suffering—but sometimes, resources are maxed out on medical needs. That’s true in many parts of South Africa, where just 8 organizations provide pediatric…
Bangladesh’s Second Public Health Photo Contest winners reveal stark public health challenges—from food insecurity, to the lack of housing options in megacities like Dhaka, to the scarcity of safe drinking water. They also illuminate—in vivid, vibrant detail—photography’s…
Pediatricians are seeing a concerning rise in severe cases of a complex COVID-linked syndrome known as
As countries scramble to respond to the pandemic, mental health professionals are warning of an emerging youth mental health crisis,
For many in Latin America, it’s either not enough food or too much of the wrong food, with both malnutrition and obesity plaguing the poorest communities.
The pandemic has robbed many youth in foster care of the usual opportunities to prepare for life on their own, usually provided in the 6 crucial months before they age out of the system.
In the shadow of COVID-19, the global AIDS response is falling off track—as many countries are failing to take full advantage of scientific advances, according to the
A study of more than 100,000 pediatric patients confirms COVID-19 has mostly spared children the worst outcomes, but it “doesn’t attempt to explain” why,
Children in parts of southern Yemen have the highest rates of acute malnutrition ever recorded in the area—affecting more than 580,000 under-5s,
Schools don’t appear to be the COVID-19 superspreaders they were once feared to be, according to data emerging from random testing in the US and the UK,