Also available in: Русский On recent visits to Moscow and Tbilisi, and driving from Baku to the Sheki and Agdash regions in Azerbaijan, I observed challenges and progress in making roads safer.…

Patricio V. Marquez |

Некоторые бывшие республики Советского Союза, включая страны СНГ, сталкиваются с серьезными трудностями на пути к цели развития тысячелетия в области борьбы с ВИЧ/туберкулезом (ЦРТ-6), которая…

Patricio V. Marquez |

Some countries of the former Soviet Union, the so-called CIS countries, are facing difficult challenges to achieve the HIV/tuberculosis-related Millennium Development Goal (MDG 6) by 2015. The…

Patricio V. Marquez |

The plight of refugees is in the news all the time, mostly as a result of war. But recently, I saw a post in Dot Earth, a New York Times blog, about a documentary called Climate Refugees. It…

David Lawrence |

Desde cualquier edificio alto de Ciudad de Guatemala se puede observar un común denominador de América Latina y el Caribe: ocultas entre callejones y aceras de rascacielos modernos, estructuras…

Marcela Sanchez |

I was recently invited to a panel discussion to comment on the movie ‘With My Own Two Wheels’  (http://www.withmyowntwowheels.org) which illustrates…

Julie Babinard |

Child malnutrition may not be apparent to parents, especially if other children in the village look the same. Similarly, it can be hard for parents to recognize when their children are doing…

Ian Walker |

For decades, the leading causes of mortality have differed between low income countries and high income countries. Those who have worked their careers in health and development probably never…

Michael Engelgau |