According to eyewitness reports, a young woman in a Ugandan hospital was refused life-saving treatment because her husband could not pay a bribe. This is considered to be a normal practice in many Ugandan hospitals.
Betty Nangira's own start in life inspired her to help make healthcare more accessible in rural areas. She plans to recommend her research findings to the Ugandan government and other African nations.
Uganda is a front runner when it comes to forward-looking refugee policy. But financial aid from abroad only trickles in and the situation is worsening. Who should pay — Uganda or the international community?
The dead babies were discovered when Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko made a surprise visit to a maternity hospital. Health officials say the babies were stored in boxes because the hospital does not have a mortuary.
The women were trapped inside "dormitory number two" at the nursing home when the pre-dawn blaze broke out. President Sebastian Pinera has called on Chileans to learn from this tragedy to "be more supportive" of seniors.
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