What does it take to beat malaria? Thousands of moccasins walking down rural roads, overnight bus rides for lab tests ... and a highly effective drug. But the parasite isn't going along with the plan.
A grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is awarding states over $4 billion in funding over five years.
We asked experts from around the world: What would they like to see on the agenda for this virtual event. Their ideas include fair pay for all health workers — and a makeover for foreign aid.
The World Health Organization has verified 43 attacks on health care in the three weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, and says hundreds of facilities remain at risk.
The vaccination rate is only 17%. People are scared and skeptical for many reasons. Now government health workers are trying to up the numbers. One strategy: vaccination booths in the mall.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic. We interviewed 9 health workers around the world to learn what's surprised them most — and how they've managed to cope.
The pandemic has slowed efforts to eradicate the contagious disease. Yet the country's polio effort offers insights on the launch of its coronavirus vaccine campaign.
And that's creating anxiety and stress — and may be contributing to a shortage of health workers. Why is the country having problems getting vaccines?
Across the country, they are quitting and the exodus is particularly pronounced in rural Kansas where opposition to mask mandates and other public health edicts remains strong.
The Drug Enforcement Agency relies on hospitals to identify nurses and doctors who misuse drugs such as morphine and fentanyl. But "only a fraction of those who are diverting drugs are ever caught."