Anchor Marco Werman speaks with public health expert Kamiar Alaei about a new HIV/AIDS prevention program getting a test run in Iran this week: authorities have installed some vending machines in addiction centers that dispense condoms and syringes.
Adam Allington reports that local health authorities in the St. Louis, Missouri, area have launched a "smoking cessation" campaign aimed at Bosnian immigrants, as members of that community tend to smoke more than the general US population.
Anchor Katy Clark gets two perspectives on the global battle against malaria: one view is that of Abdullahi Boru, a BBC correspondent who contracted malaria as a teenager; the other view is that of Nils Dauliere
Feliciano dos Santos writes songs about hygiene and the value of latrines, and they're hits back in Mozambique. They've also won him the 2008 Goldman Prize for the promotion of human health. The World's Marco Werman reports.
A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled that American paper money discriminates against the blind; Jos Eijsermans explains to anchor Lisa Mullins how many other countries' currencies have been adapted to help the visually impaired.
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