Seattle summit on global cancer seeks to bring treatment to developing world

At a global cancer summit in Seattle, doctors and others explore unconventional ways to get chemotherapy and other treatments to all parts of the world.
Mar 31, 2015

‘I wish I had AIDS’: Is the global health sector neglecting non-communicable diseases?

International donors have made big progress against high-profile diseases like HIV, TB and malaria. But Cambodian doctors say non-communicable diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise and going untreated. 
Feb 25, 2013

Reporter’s Notebook: Covering cancer in the developing world

As a reporter I’ve been covering global health issues for about 15 years.  For most of that time, the talk has been all about HIV, TB, and malaria. Lately, neglected tropical diseases, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes have joined the mix. But cancer? Are people in poor countries even living long enough to get it?  Isn’t […]
Feb 24, 2012