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To Effectively Fight HIV, ‘Discordant Couples’ in Zambia Mentor Others Confronting Differing Diagnoses

Region: Zambia

Topics: AutonomyDiseaseHealthWomen's Rights

Women given an HIV-positive diagnosis are at risk of violence from their intimate partners. Health programs aim to increase men’s involvement in order to reduce the risk of violence and ensure more women get the care they need, particularly pregnant women — a key step in the broader fight to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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As Ugandans Take to the Water, Regulations Struggle to Keep Pace

Region: Uganda

Topics: HealthLegal RightsPoliticsPower

The government has done little to address a rise in deadly boat accidents, despite Ugandans’ new embrace of water activities.

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Patients Give Nepal’s Government Health Insurance Mixed Reviews, Citing Free Service, Long Waits

Region: Nepal

Topics: AccessHealthPoliticsPower

Nepal’s national health insurance program, which offers free service at approved health care facilities for an annual premium, has attracted millions of subscribers. Officials say the program is more popular than ever – so why have 24% of policyholders decided not to renew?

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The Power to Say ‘No’: Mentors Help Young Ugandan Women Fight Early Marriage, Pregnancy

Region: Uganda

Topics: AutonomyHealthHuman RightsLegal RightsWomen's Rights

Forced marriages and unintended pregnancies remain a norm for many Ugandan young women. One effort to combat the problems draws on the experience of women who have been down that path, who serve as mentors to girls and young women.

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Expelled and Stigmatized, Uganda’s Pregnant Teens Turn to Abortion

Region: Uganda

Topics: AutonomyHealthReproductive RightsWomen's Rights

Pregnant teens in Uganda get kicked out of school, face intense stigma and may suffer life-threatening complications. Can a national sex education curriculum help put an end to teen pregnancy?

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Traditional Healers in Zimbabwe Need Licenses to Sell Their Medicine Legally. But Most Say it Isn’t Worth It.

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: HealthPower

The Zimbabwean government requires traditional healers to apply for formal approval to sell their medicine legally. But so far, only one man has received it. Other traditional healers say the process is too long and too expensive.

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Women in India Are Creating the Menstrual Products They Need

Region: India

Topics: AccessEntrepreneurshipHealthInnovationReproductive Rights

In many parts of India, women still struggle against the taboo of their periods and often don’t have the hygiene products they need. Now, female entrepreneurs are taking matters into their own hands and producing the products themselves.

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‘Imagining Colorful Lines’ – Mexican Football Player with Visual Impairment Finds New Future in His Sport

Region: Mexico

Topics: CultureHealth

After injuring his eye, one young Mexican football player thought his chances of going professional were over. Now, his time playing in a league with other players who have visual impairments is giving him new purpose as a coach.

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In India’s Capital, Escaping the Toxic Air Is a Privilege Few Can Afford

Region: India

Topics: ClimateEarthEnvironmentHealth

As India’s government scrambles to solve New Delhi’s worsening air pollution crisis, some residents find temporary relief from oxygen bars and air purifiers. But those who can’t afford these luxuries have no choice but to endure the toxic air – and its devastating effects on their respiratory systems.

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Residents of Zimbabwe Suburbs Scramble for Water as City Infrastructure Falters

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: HealthHuman RightsInfrastructureWater

In Zimbabwe’s crowded capital, outdated water infrastructure struggles to meet growing demand as drought dries up wells across the city. Now, residents of the city’s far-flung suburbs, often first to feel the effects of water shortages, demand action.

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