In Mauritania, Modern Day Slavery And Health Inequality

A view of refugees walking at the Mbere refugee camp on May 3, 2012, near Bassiknou, southern Mauritania. “They never took me to the doctor when I was ill.” These are the words spoken by Merieme Mint Hamadi when asked about her life as a slave. Merieme, one of an estimated half a million people […]

Leeds children’s heart unit future in jeopardy

The future of the children‘s heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary, where surgery was suspended last week, is in doubt following an analysis of data on operations which the hospital had previously failed to submit and which shows that its death rates are unacceptably high, the Guardian has learned. This analysis looks at crucial data […]