After a decade of lobbying and waiting, 9/11 first responders and survivors with uterine cancer can finally get the federal health coverage they’ve long been promised.
The only cancer that won’t get covered for women of 9/11
The women of 9/11 suffering from uterine cancer thought they were finally going to get health coverage - instead, they remain stuck in limbo.
The Taliban are harming Afghan women’s health
Afghanistan’s new government is imposing discriminatory restrictions on the health care system.
Pune, Maharashtra: A Haze of Delirium and Rumors of a Medical Hoax
It is 10 p.m. and the city of Pune echoes with the wail of ambulance sirens. Medical staff are losing both patients and hope. A mother and daughter fight to keep their bond.
‘I Still Don’t See A Lot Of Light At The End Of The Tunnel’: Doctor Struggles to Keep Indigenous Community Safe As COVID Rages in Brazil
A doctor treating Brazil’s Indigenous population struggles to keep the community safe as COVID-19 continues to rage across the country.
Uttar Pradesh: ‘Our First Duty Is To Save Lives’
Health care workers on the frontlines of India's COVID-19 crisis juggle personal safety with a sense of obligation to protect their communities.
Gangyasar, Rajasthan: ‘I Have Been Battling Renal Failure So I Thought This Was Easy’
Three women in India share their experience battling severe illness — and COVID-19.
‘I Once Fell Unconscious Due To The Stress. I Had To Do It All On My Own.’
A young law school student in India considers placing her dreams on hold as she tries to balance the responsibility of having to care for sick family members, managing a household, and pursuing her education.
New Delhi: ‘ In A Situation Of Life Or Death, This Was My Only Option.’
Women in India are turning to the black market to source life-saving COVID-19 supplies for their family members.
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand: ‘You Keep Questioning Yourself’
Surbhi Dasbegan to feel that India was losing control of COVID earlier this month when seven of her colleagues and three patients tested positive for the virus.
Nagpur, Maharashtra: ‘We Are Carrying A Massive Guilt’
A 26-year-old resident doctor finds herself struggling to assist with the surging number of people sick and dying from COVID-19 at Government Medical College and Hospital in Nagpur.
In Afghanistan, Where Breast Cancer is a Death Sentence, Women Fight to Save Lives
A pair of sisters fight to save women in Afghanistan's only oncology ward.