Health

Gaza crisis: Six months on

During the 50-day conflict in Gaza CARE and our partner PMRS set up three mobile health teams. Here are the stories of some of the people we worked with.

South Sudan: “A story too sad to hear again”

I’ve heard stories like the one I am going to tell four times already. I’m not sure I can stand to hear it again. It’s terrible – doubly so because the tragedy could have been prevented.

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.”

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