Health

Which countries have the best healthcare?

Neither Canada nor Japan cracked the top 10, and the United States finished a dismal 35th, according to a much anticipated ranking of healthcare quality in 195 countries, released Friday.

Surgery

How providing access to surgery drives global prosperity

Earlier this year, three days after giving birth to her fourth child by cesarean section, Salome Karwah had sudden convulsions. When she was admitted to a hospital in Liberia, the staff panicked, as she was a famous Ebola ...

Health

Afghans with disabilities lack access to quality health care

Despite 15 years of investment in the Afghan health care sector by the international community, vulnerable groups—including persons with disabilities—cite a growing rate of insufficient access to quality health care, ...

Health

Indonesia faces a 'double burden' of diseases, study says

Indonesia has made advances in health since 1990, increasing life expectancy by eight years and decreasing rates of health burden from communicable diseases like diarrheal disease and tuberculosis. But the country is facing ...

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