Journalistic investigation on the gap in global access to health.

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Boko Haram violence, corruption and poverty, causes of poor immunisation coverage in Nigeria

On August 11, 2016, Nigeria witnessed a major setback in what had been a milestone achievement for the country: the return to the list of polio endemic countries.

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The struggle to get vaccinated in Nigeria's displaced persons camps

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Holes in the shield

Half of the countries in the world do not achieve immunization rates sufficient to curb the transmission of illnesses such as measles.

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Facing diseases since the 18th Century

Vaccines have helped to eradicate some diseases and are about to annihilate others. We review the successes and their protagonists.

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Numbers that don't fit

Some countries pay for their vaccines more than others with higher incomes. The opacity in the sector hides the cost for governments and prevents them from demanding better prices.

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4 years after the hepatitis C revolution, how much do new drugs cost?

Countries with very different incomes pay similar prices for accessing the new medicines, while states continue to play along the secrecy imposed by pharmaceutical companies.

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English and Swiss doctors are more transparent than German and Spanish ones

All these countries publish a declared portion – how much each doctor received from each firm – and an anonymous portion, published as an aggregate figure without names. It is partial transparency.

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Vaccines against cancer

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Vaccines that don't arrive

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When the problem is not just a question of resources

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Apocalyptic scenarios of antibiotic resistance, but little action

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A toll on health

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A sovereign act to bypass a patent

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False friends in the fight against malaria

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11 days' wages to buy an asthma inhaler

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