Syria's Civil War

WHO's Elizabeth Hoff pressed on Syria healthcare crisis

Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Syria Representative in Damascus, talks to Al Jazeera about besiegement tactics, evacuations and the spread of communicable diseases, as well as criticism that the UN has not fulfilled its obligations to protect civilians.

United States

US: Poor detention-centre care causing immigrant deaths

Human Rights Watch says Trump's policies would increase number of preventable deaths in immigrant detention facilities.

HRW: US detention hazardous to immigrants' health

Human Rights

Indonesia's war on drugs: Crackdowns and cutbacks

With funding cut for rehab, many of Indonesia's one million drug addicts are left with herbal and faith-based remedies.

Crackdowns and cutbacks: Indonesia's drug policy

Healthcare

Nepal: Medicine dissemination the new-fashioned way

Sumana Shrestha gave up a high-powered job in the US to return home and help heal survivors of the devastating quake.

Nepal: Medicine dissemination the new-fashioned way

Al Jazeera World

Egypt: Medicine for Sale

A look at the funding crisis in Egypt's health service, from cost of medication to organ sales and "patients for hire".

Health

Vientiane Rescue: The deadly streets of Laos

A volunteer ambulance service is struggling to save lives in Vientiane as traffic-related deaths and injuries soar.

101 East

Cambodia: Unlicensed to Heal

101 East investigates Cambodia's healthcare system and asks if unlicensed village medics are the best hope for the sick.

War & Conflict

Doctors caught in the crossfire in northern Afghanistan

Heavy fighting between government militia and the Taliban has increased demand for doctors - and death threats.

Doctors caught in the crossfire in northern Afghanistan

Health

Libido pill approved for sale with warning in US

Flibanserin, twice rejected by FDA, to be available only through certified healthcare professionals and pharmacies.

Libido pill approved for sale with warning in US

The Cure

The Good Doctor

How one doctor's inspirational leadership has made free, top-class public healthcare a reality in Pakistan.

Education

Schools shutting out US-educated Mexicans back home

Children originally from Mexico or born in the US are being turned away from Mexican schools.

Schools shutting out US-educated Mexicans back home

Healthcare

Cuba's medical magicians

Havana has long used 'doctor diplomacy' around the globe, but those at home know best their healthcare miracles.

Cuba's medical magicians

Ebola

Education falls prey to Ebola in Sierra Leone

Amid lingering disease fears and economic fallout, most children have stayed away from recently reopened schools.

Education falls prey to Ebola in Sierra Leone

Ebola

Down to zero: Recovering from Ebola in Sierra Leone

Despite no new Ebola cases in the West Africa country, the effects of the outbreak will linger for years to come.

Down to zero: Recovering from Ebola in Sierra Leone

Reporter's Notebook

On Downstream: Med-tech to change global healthcare

The week's top stories from the world of science and technology from Al Jazeera Technology Editor Tarek Bazley.

On Downstream: Med-tech to change global healthcare

Fault Lines

The Coverage Gap

Fault Lines examines why, despite 'Obamacare', more than five million Americans have been left without any healthcare.