Medical assistant Sabrina Link from Bad Krozingen helps provide basic health care to patients and even does home visits. In rural areas where there’s a shortage of general practitioners, medical assistants are becoming increasingly important.
Japan is rethinking the ways in which its official development assistance is provided to developing nations in order to promote its vision for a "free and open Indo-Pacific strategy." Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
New, EU-funded health centers are opening across Turkey to treat and employ Syrian refugees in effort to remove the language barriers they face when seeking medical care. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
The World Health Organization walked back on its move to make Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a "goodwill ambassador." He has been condemned for rights violations and allowing the health care system to deteriorate.
In Malawi, colonial-era laws on homosexuality may have been suspended, but LBGT face ridicule and religious bigotry when trying to access something as necessary and prosaic as medical treatment.
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