The United States is stealing the world’s doctors — and from the very places that need MDs the most. Dubbed the “international brain drain,” the United States leads the way in attracting international doctors, especially those from Africa.
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Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 00:23 a.m. EDT, 3 June 2015 NEW YORK – The second report ever released by the United Nations on protecting LGBT rights was published today by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The report outlines steps for governments to take in stopping LGBT discrimination. […]
Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 11:19 p.m. EST, 28 May 2015 AFGHANISTAN – In March, President Obama announced that troop levels in Afghanistan would not be reduced, despite the president’s pledge to decrease the number by half. In the following weeks a flood of diplomatic engagements, press conferences and speculation by world leaders unraveled […]
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02: 42 a.m. EDT, 05 January 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – At midnight on December 31st the world retired 2014 to make way for 2015. For many it marked a night of festivities, parties, and insouciance. For others, like me, it was the day which marked the resetting of health insurance […]
Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 11:45 a.m. DST, 30 June 2014 HOLLYWOOD, California — Could James Franco and Seth Rogen start a war? Until yesterday, that notion seemed absurd. But now, Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea, has promised ‘merciless’ retribution if Columbia Pictures releases the film The Interview, which stars both […]