April 23, 2024

Haiti Health System Nears Collapse as Medicine Dwindles, Gangs Attack Hospitals and Ports Stay Shut

(ABC News) – Haiti’s health system has long been fragile, but it’s now nearing total collapse after gangs launched coordinated attacks on Feb. 29, targeting critical infrastructure in the capital and beyond. The violence has forced several medical institutions and … Read More

April 2, 2024

Aid Organizations Suspend Operations in Gaza After World Central Kitchen Workers’ Deaths

(Associated Press) – Several humanitarian aid organizations suspended operations in Gaza on Tuesday after Israeli airstrikes killed seven World Central Kitchen workers. The nonprofits, including World Central Kitchen, said they now need to determine whether their workers can safely provide … Read More

March 11, 2024

Thousands of Pregnant Women in Gaza Suffer from Malnutrition, Health Authorities Say.

(New York Times) – Nearly 60,000 pregnant women in Gaza are suffering from malnutrition, dehydration and lack of proper health care, according to the Gaza health ministry. In a statement on Friday, the ministry said that about 5,000 women in … Read More

February 27, 2024

The Rate of Antidepressants Prescribed to Young People Surged During the Pandemic

(NPR) – The monthly rate of antidepressants being dispensed to young people increased about 64% more quickly during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers used the IQVIA Longitudinal Prescription Database to examine … Read More