Global Health

The Roots of an Epidemic

From apartheid labor policies to everyday sexism, socio-political issues influence the spread of TB disease and the effectiveness of health responses....
Paula Akugizibwe
38 sec read

How Gender Affects the Global Tuberculosis Epidemic

From risk factors to treatment, an illustrated exploration of how the patriarchy shapes TB, the world's leading cause of death from...
Paula Akugizibwe
52 sec read

The Gendered Realities of the Tuberculosis Epidemic

Policies that address the intersections between gender and health are often limited to mitigating the symptoms of sexism, rather than tackling...
Paula Akugizibwe
11 min read

A Noxious Problem

Smog in cities and smoke in the home cause a huge range of short- and long-term health conditions. Why is the...
How We Get To Next
45 sec read

We Need More Than Technology to Eliminate Tuberculosis

The factors governing investments in strengthening countries' health care systems are incredibly complex, stretching across finance, infrastructure, education, and many other...
Paula Akugizibwe
10 min read

The Exploitative History of One of the World’s Deadliest Diseases

Tuberculosis, one of the oldest diseases on the planet, remains the leading cause of death from an infectious agent. The reasons...
Paula Akugizibwe
12 min read

Measuring Global Health with the DALY

A better statistic would balance both death and disability, weighting factors like duration of illness, severity of disability, distribution across a...
Duncan Geere
2 min read

Solving the Global Address Problem

Four billion people around the globe who don't have a way to refer to their home–but Google's Plus Codes are a...
Duncan Geere
2 min read

The Global Network of DIY Tear Gas Masks

Activists across the world are using social media to share homebrew instructions for staying safe at protests.
Alice Bell
4 min read