Archive for the ‘Health Issues’ Category

The PCIJ Project for Innovation in Storytelling (The PCIJ Story Project for short) will provide grants, initially from P15,000 up to P75,000, for projects that document or expose abuse, negligence, or wrongdoing in the following subject areas: •...

By Karol Ilagan UNITED FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Students and environmental activists held placards with calls for change in environment policies addressed to President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Photo by Karol Ilagan/PCIJ FRANCES Quimpo’s recollection of...

By Titon Mitra* AS WORLD LEADERS converge on Paris from 30 November to 11 December, the importance of arriving at an ambitious yet implementable agreement on climate change action has been graphically underlined by the fact that, based on UK Met Office...

THE WORLD’S POPULATION is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050, and exceed 11 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report. The report, 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects, the 24th round of official UN...

ALMA Ravina is a second generation coconut farmer in Bondoc Peninsula, Quezon province. Since last year, she already owns the land their family have been toiling for years—well, at least that's what it says on paper. On May 15, 2015, the collective...

TODAY, 24 March 2015, is World TB Day. We are resposting this infographics from the International Committee of the Red Cross that provides a glimpse into the challenges posed by TB in the confines of Philipine jails and prisons. Click here to know more...

[caption id="attachment_18605" align="aligncenter" width="500"] INFOGRAPHICS by Cong B. Corrales[/caption] Click on the infographics below to read our 2012 article, "The Hidden Costs of War in Mindanao." [caption id="attachment_18606"...