Global Health NOW is celebrating its first 5 years with a High Five Photo Party. And you’re invited!

As India faces its worst water crisis ever, at least 550 people were arrested after protestors took to the streets this week wielding empty water containers, CNN reported.

Yemen’s relentless war has killed nearly 100,000 people, according to a retrospective report that folds in data from 2015—the year that a Saudi-led coalition entered the conflict, ReliefWeb reported.

When an outbreak hits, how do we immediately get a Ministry of Health representative, an animal health specialist, a communications expert and a laboratory sample transporter on the same page?  The answer isn’t flashy or particularly exciting, but it is crucial: program…

HIV researcher and medical professor emeritus Charles Van der Horst, 67, died Friday in the next-to-last-leg of a 120-mile swimming marathon in New York.   The activist and professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina was seen going under at 3 pm Friday, the Fort…

Rubber gloves are being tightly rationed, vehicles are in short supply, and their isolation ward is a tent with a 5-person capacity. Health workers in Uganda are lamenting supply shortages after Ebola spread into the country from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, …

One of Malawi’s first female engineering graduates, Mercy Masoo, now WaterAid Malawi’s country director, chose an unusual career path for women in Malawi at the time. She entered the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) field at a time when few women in her country had…

The World Food Programme has teamed up with the celeb-favorite luxury brand Balenciaga on a fashion line.   Among the items: a $790 hoodie, a fanny pack and t-shirts emblazoned with the WFP logo. With 10% of sales going to the WFP,  the collab won’t overflow the WFP’s…

When 45-year-old Rena Fleury collapsed at her son’s football game, no less than 4 people called 911. 2 defibrillators were on hand. But she died anyway.   911 operators hadn’t recognized Fleury’s cardiac arrest and didn’t give the callers CPR instructions. With cardiac…

This is Part II of a special series for Global Health NOW by Ana P. Santos, an independent journalist based in Manila, Philippines, featuring photography by Amanda Mustard.