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.
A publicly funded hospital recently saved Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro's life after an assassination attempt. But this good news belies Brazil's public health care crisis, as Thomas Milz reports.
In an exclusive interview, the head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner tells DW why the international community must continue to help people in the Lake Chad region.
Angela Merkel's government has been criticized for failing to regulate the private care market, leaving the door open to off-the-books labor by health workers. There is also a major shortage of caregivers nationwide.
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