Disease Treatment & Prevention

400 Infants & Preterm Babies Survive Respiratory Distress Syndrome

One of the most critical medical issues that premature babies face is the development of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), an often fatal […]

Crisis Alert: Yellow Fever in Angola and DRC

Click the above story map to learn more In late December of 2015 a patient in the dense urban area of Luanda, […]

Zika Virus Update: Direct Relief’s Response

View the interactive story map >> The Zika Virus outbreak and spread is generating daily stories, advisories, and findings, as well as […]

Zika Virus: Emergency Update

James Gathany – PHIL, CDC Zika Virus: A mosquito-borne virus that is linked to multiple health issues, such as Guillain-Barré syndrome and microcephaly in […]

Micheline’s Story: What it Takes to Beat Cervical Cancer in Haiti

The end of 2015 marked the third year of Direct Relief’s partnership with Basic Health International (BHI) and the St. Luke Foundation to […]

Nepal’s Critical Drug Shortage: HIV Meds Shouldn’t Be This Hard To Get

Photo: Shanti Tamang Lama

At the age of 13, Shanti Tamang Lama, a young woman from central Nepal, was drugged and imprisoned in a brothel in […]