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Eyes healed by Ayurvedic treatment
Ayurvedic eye treatment helped Ashok Puri improve his eyesight after Western doctors declared his condition 'untreatable.'
Mar 16th, 2011
Diasporas and global health
Professor James Busumtwi-sam outlines key issues in global health with reference to the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
Mar 15th, 2011
Panos Network provides a new lens for international development
It’s past time to reject the notion of an economically prosperous, technically advanced “North” and a technologically backward, politically naïve and ill-informed “South”
Mar 10th, 2011
A Vancouver doctor brings a cure for clubfoot to children in Uganda
Ugandan paramedicals are trained by the Uganda Sustainable Clubfoot Care project to apply an economically and socially feasible treatment to a crippling birth defect. Photo: USCCP
Mar 8th, 2011
What is Poverty?
‘Being poor’ surely means ‘not having enough’, or ‘being deprived’? But not having enough of, or being deprived of what?
Jan 18th, 2011