Health

South Sudan: The people continue to suffer

The head chief worries about the great suffering he sees ahead, particularly hunger.

Ebola is like a secret war

The smell of boiling bananas fills the air as Musu Sesay prepares banana cakes that she hopes her teenage daughter will be able sell for some desperately needed income.

A hole lot more than just a toilet

In an emergency, food, water and safety are usually considered the essentials for survival, but in South Sudan the humble toilet is also changing – and saving – lives.

Orphaned by Ebola, a life in limbo

17-year-old Josephine Ngagba's story broke my heart. But it also strengthened my resolve to fight this terrible, devastating disease.

India: How CARE helps women get better healthcare

Empowering women makes a big impact on health for women and their families, and brings wider improvements to the whole community, writes Laurie Lee.

CARE scaling up response to Ebola

“We are fighting an invisible enemy, and as a developing country just emerging from years in civil war, we can’t get enough help right now to stop this virus.”

Gaza crisis: Maternal healthcare

Meet some of the mothers and new-born babies CARE has met in Gaza.

“Hunger, malnutrition and pain is the norm”

What did you think? says Isaac Ibrahim, a CARE-employed nurse, as our truck pulls away from Pariang Hospital in South Sudan.

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