Boston Globe Begins Yearlong Series on Global Health Challenges, Including HIV/AIDS
The Boston Globe today begins a yearlong series that will focus on some of the biggest health challenges worldwide, including HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The series, which includes feature articles and photo essays, aims to illustrate the scope and origin of some of these health issues and present some attainable solutions to such challenges. Thousands of people in the world's poorest countries die daily from diseases that are easily treated in the United States, and 8.8 million people worldwide died last year due to preventable diseases, infections and complications from childbirth, the Globe reports (Donnelly, Boston Globe, 2/3). The series is available online.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.