Havana, March 28, 2020.
Cuban medicine is now called upon both to protect the island's population from Covid-19 and to help various foreign countries, including Italy and France.
Designers, engineers, makers and doctors worldwide have used 3D printing to produce products such as face shields, face masks, ventilator components, hands-free door openers and nasal swabs.
Domination of key South African markets by a few players, as displayed in the healthcare market inquiry, may require authorities to consider breaking up monopolies.
A market inquiry has looked into private health care costs in South Africa.
Debates around South Africa's health market inquiry must remember that not all proposals for regulating private economic activity are an attack on the market.
Earthquake survivor Krishna Kumari Khadka, 24, is rescued by the French, Israeli and Norwegian rescue teams from a collapsed building six days after the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal April 30 2015.
People working in this field often view themselves with a "person-of-steel" mentality – placing themselves in peril by ignoring their own needs.
The grassroots take the lead.
The relationship between Nepal and the international development industry has long been difficult. But the work of Nepalese youth groups gives grounds for hope.
Taking sides: medical targets in Syria threaten medical neutrality.
New York Times columnist Nick Kristof recently nominated Syria as the world capital of human suffering. He has a point. It’s not just the bombs, bullets, and now gas rained down upon the civilian population…