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Healthcare is one of the most important, and yet disparate elements of societies around the world.

As travelers we often need access to healthcare on the road, and end up coming away with new perspectives on healthcare via our experiences of how healthcare systems work in other states or countries.

These ground level experiences and perspectives help inform our ongoing conversation on how healthcare can be improved around the world.

Healthcare Articles

6 birthing practices from around the world that the US should adopt

by Shannon Dell

Dying Amazon healers are taking potential cures for cancer, AIDS and other diseases with them

by Simeon Tegel

Fossil fuels get a lot more global subsidies than public health does. Here’s how much, in 4 charts

by Alex Leff

The best countries for women to live in

by Morgane Croissant

8 reasons parents shouldn’t buy into the anti-vaccine movement

by Matt Hershberger

This terrifying map puts world vaccinations into perspective

by Matt Hershberger

This map shows you the countries where AIDS is the deadliest infectious disease

by Simran Khosla

In the air with Haiti’s first emergency helicopter service

by Vince DeGennaro

Why travelers shouldn’t be panicking about Ebola

by Matt Hershberger

“Blind Guy” has awesome fashion sense and perspective on life

by Matt Hershberger

5 things you can do to combat ALS (besides the Ice Bucket Challenge)

by Katka Lapelosová

“Without Tits There Is No Paradise”

by Jono Cusack

On healthcare as an inalienable human right: One doctor’s story from Haiti

by Vince DeGennaro

It’s official: Americans hate Obamacare, whatever that is

by Matt Hershberger

What the ACA and government shutdown mean to this traveler

by Turner Wright

Waveborn: The TOMS Shoes of ophthalmology

by Austin Yoder

A new kind of gangsta in South Central LA

by Carlo Alcos

Photo essay: The decline of traditional midwifery in rural Mexico

by Nikhol Esterás Roberts
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