Subject: health

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Neither doctors nor the sick understand patient rights in Russia

Free healthcare is a right for all in Russia, thanks to obligatory insurance. Yet healthcare providers often seek additional payments from patients - both formal and informal. The poor often cannot...

Haiti: Two years after the quake, some change but the pace is slow

Caroline Gluck retraces her steps and finds that the challenges many people in Haiti faced in the wake of the 2010 earthquake continue to persist - as does their hope for change. ...

A happy ending in Somalia: Malnourished Mohamed made well

Fadumo's son Mohamed's severe sickness is almost over following treatment implemented by Oxfam and SAACID. ...

The difference you made to mums this Mother's Day

A big BIG thank you to everyone who campaigned on maternal health in the lead up to Mother's Day this year. You've had a huge and important impact. There was an amazing amount of...

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