Global HIV/AIDS Activism in the Digital World

BY CAITLIN PURDOME In the United States, media coverage of the HIV/AIDS health crisis is no longer a priority due to an increasing perception that it is a manageable condition rather than a fatal diagnosis. Nevertheless, the virus remains a global health threat with millions of newly infected people and deaths each year.1 HIV infection … Continue reading Global HIV/AIDS Activism in the Digital World

Depression in Developing Countries

BY SREEJA KODALI In his book The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, Andrew Solomon, describes the “worst case of depression” he had ever seen. Maggie Robbins, charming and “always so lustrous with energy,” in her deepest depression, was “curled up on the couch in a tight ball, wincing as though someone were putting slivers … Continue reading Depression in Developing Countries