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Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed "one kidney village"

Pope Francis: Lack of basic health care access is a ‘social...

Pope Francis recalled a lesson of the COVID-19 pandemic, that illness is “a global and not a merely individual phenomenon”

Volunteer pedicurists help Hong Kong’s elderly

While Hong Kong has a public healthcare system, many complain they have to wait for long periods to be seen

Pope Francis: Catholic healthcare is called to bear witness to human...

Pope Francis said that Catholic healthcare is called to bear witness to human dignity amid a throwaway culture

‘Philippines faces health, human rights crisis a year into pandemic’

Amnesty International said the government’s failure to ensure an adequate response to the pandemic is 'a serious human rights issue'

ILO calls for resilient occupational safety, health systems for future emergencies

The ILO said countries need to put in place sound and resilient occupational safety and health systems to minimize risks at work

Catholic congregation launches center to promote ‘humanized healthcare’

The center offers pastoral training and formation programs for healthcare workers in the Philippines

Stronger action on looming mental health ‘pandemic’ sought

Priest warns that mental health issues and problems can be another pandemic if not addressed

Diocese of Naval creates healthcare ministry

Among the priorities is to put up a program for the elderly as a response to Pope Francis’ call for care of the elderly

Pope Francis hits ‘inequalities’ in healthcare system amid pandemic

Pope Francis: “The current pandemic has exacerbated inequalities in our healthcare systems and exposed inefficiencies in the care of the sick”

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