global health

Activists in New York City take part in Global Day of Rage Against an Indian Supreme Court Judgment that reinstated Section 377 and re-criminalized homosexuality. (Photo by Sarah Bennett / IGLHRC)

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“I didn’t want to hide or live in fear anymore,” says Jacque Larrainzar. “And the place I kept coming back to was Seattle.” In 1997 Larrainzar, became the...

Cocoa beans in a cocoa pod. These are harvested to eventually make chocolate. (Photo via Agricultural Research Service)

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Going vegan in the 1980s was a much different experience than it is today — especially if you were in Texas.

Scientists at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture work on decoding the cassava genome. (Photo from Flickr by Neil Palmer)

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By combining a resource called 1000 Genomes and the largest study of Hispanic health in the country, biostatisticians at UW hope to better understand...

Scientists at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture work on decoding the cassava genome. (Photo from Flickr by Neil Palmer)

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Bioestadísticos de la UW combinan un recurso llamado 1000 Genomas con el más grande estudio sobre la salud hispana en E.E.U.U. para entender los...

Anurag Mairal works at PATH, where a suit has been made to control bleeding after childbirth. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

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Innovators from Washington state blend high-tech research and pragmatic application to create cool, surprising and even downright weird global-health inventions. “It looks like a wet...