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1 Oct 15
Rural women balancing housework and manual farm labour seen as especially vulnerable to health problems.
The General Hospital in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (Photo: IWPR)
16 Sep 15
Healthcare workers on foreign assignments have to hand over much of their pay to the Cuban government.
30 Jul 15
Screening is widely available, although mistakes still happen.
The operating room of the Farmix field hospital. (Photo: Yaman Assi)
8 Jun 15
Under militant rule, doctors flee Deir al-Zor and hospital infrastructure crumbles.
Cuban street traders selling fish. (Photo: Santiago Guaguancó)
28 May 15
For many, a balanced diet with enough fruit and vegetables is just too expensive.
22 May 15
Activist recalls emergency operation which left her with a “revolutionary scar”.
A children’s celebration in Tariq al-Bab, Aleppo. (Photo: Damascus Bureau)
18 May 15
Night of celebration descends into terror and destruction.
11 May 15
New programme will only help a limited number of young people with autism.
Aid distribution in a camp for internally displaced persons. (Photo: Ahmad al-Salim)
16 Apr 15
Freezing cold weather has added to hardships facing some of the country’s most vulnerable people.
Many Kaspi residents think the local cement plant is bad for their health. (Photo: Mikuladze)
13 Apr 15
Locals call for more action to be taken to reduce pollution.