Almost 70 percent of all breast cancer deaths now occur in low-income countries. In the first part of our series “The Shifting
In the United States, cellphones die all the time, but our abundance of power ensures resurrection on demand. That's not how it works in other parts of the world.
Analysis from a similarly structured study by Harvard's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation found that the
By Alix Farr, Editor Did you buy an out-of-town bus ticket for 4:30pm? Is it 4:45pm and everyone is standing around casually
New Research Suggests Text Messages Improve Election Day Turnout in the Developing World, With Conditions
We now have evidence that text messages improve civic engagement in emerging countries by encouraging people to vote.
On March 12, 2016, just a few days after International Women's Day, more than 700 Lions, Leos, ambassadors and guests gathered at the U.N. for the 38th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations to discuss peace and gender equality.
For years my wife and I have been getting phone calls about going solar, and for years we've ignored them because it was just too expensive. But today 26 solar panels are mounted on the south side of our roof.
Having an emissions reduction agreement on paper is only the first step; policymakers and leaders must now move decisively to protect the advances in human development and poverty reduction already threatened by environmental degradation and climate change.
Ketamine, global health, and why China's push to pass international legislation will endanger millions of patients
There are already 2 billion people in rural areas in low and middle income countries lacking access to essential medicines
From desertification to eroding shores, climate change has intensified resource scarcity, poverty and hunger. Vast new waves of migration may have a political ignition, but the fuel is climate change, from Africa to Asia. Somehow, even Syria's conflict can be attributed to the spark of longer-term drought.
This July, President Barack Obama visited Ethiopia and addressed the African Union (AU). In doing so, he became not only the first U.S. president to address the AU in its 52-year history, but the first sitting U.S. president to ever visit the country of Ethiopia.
Investment in infrastructure projects are more than just a bright spot for the global south. It may actually encourage investment in real assets that would boost output back in the old "rich" countries -- a welcome monsoon rain amidst a sea of paper.