Malaria deaths are being vastly under-counted in India and perhaps throughout much of the world, says a new report in the British medical journal, Lancet. The World's Health and Science Editor David Baron tells anchor Lisa Mullins why.
This summer an American friend, an old college buddy, came to visit us in Barcelona with his family. Unexpectedly, someone in his family fell ill. We ended up in the emergency room of a local hospital.
London-based plastic surgeon Mohammad Jawad uses a pioneering technique to rebuild the skin on the faces of victims of acid attacks in Pakistan. His work is subject of an Oscar-nominated short documentary, Saving Face. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman.
Many Syrians are now disabled, their limbs torn off or their spines paralyzed by rocket attacks. The BBC's Caroline Hawley went to northern Jordan to meet some of the injured Syrians who have made the journey across the border for treatment.
Violence is a fact of life in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but medical care is not, which is why the aid group, Doctors Without Borders, has stepped in to open the first emergency care clinic in a Rio slum