In recent times, the United Nations has become the target of criticisms, particularly in the United States.
Afghanistan is going through a serious public health emergency, exacerbated by the instability in the region.
The increase in AIDS cases in the Middle East and North Africa is significant enough to be a cause for concern.
Politics can strengthen a country's democracy or have a devastating effect on a country and its people.
Barack Obama's success as president in confronting poverty will be the basis on which he will be judged.
Zimbabwe once had a model health system in Africa, but it has now deteriorated drastically.
Controlling deadly malaria has depended on expensive and toxic pesticides, but alternatives now exist.
The Ukraine faces an epidemic of tuberculosis, which can be controlled if the political will to do so is found.
In 1997, only 1.5 percent of Romanian HIV/AIDS patients received triple combination antiretroviral (ARV) therapy.
The rapid spread of the HIV infection in China is having a devastating impact on the country's children.