NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 145 results for:

Public Radio International (PRI) ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

8 May 2015

San Diego, California, United States

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
2
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Diabetes hits US immigrant communities especially hard, with genetics and higher-calorie diets explaining just part of it. Support groups help immigrants with diabetes to find a way to eat healthy in the American high...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Bridget Huber

27 April 2015

Uganda

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The typical surgery for hydrocephalus, a brain swelling disease, often leads to infection. Medical constraints in Uganda inspired a neurosurgeon to create a safer and more effective surgery which is now used in Uganda...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Bridget Huber

27 April 2015

Chokwe, Mozambique

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Mozambique has a shortage of practicing surgeons, so medical technicians are being trained to fill their roles in various situations, especially in rural locations. Although there are challenges to using this tactic, ...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Rae Ellen Bichell

15 April 2015

Kerava, Finland

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Inmates at the prison in Kerava, Finland, do their own shopping and have keys. Open prisons are the final step of the penal system, one that encourages prisoners—who must apply to the prison, but may be welcome even i...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Peter Thomson

7 April 2015

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Too much solar and wind power in Germany is overloading their grid. A firm developed a new technology that uses super-fast batteries and software to hold intermittent wind and solar power when more than needed is gene...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

9 March 2015

Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
3
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Women in the Philippines have been coming to this small clinic in a Manila slum for years to get affordable birth control, something frowned upon in this largely conservative Catholic country.

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

9 March 2015

Manila, Philippines

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Fabella Hospital in Manila is overrun with women in labor or recovering, it exemplifies the overpopulation of the area due to a lack of contraception and family planning access. The Philippines’ Reproductive Health Bi...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

22 January 2015

Philippines

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In the Philipines, contraception has been hard to find resulting in many parents without money to feed their children, unsafe abortions, and poor maternal health. A new reproductive law aims to change this by allowing...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Chris Benjamin

10 December 2014

Antarctica

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The Seal Mammal Research Unit at the University of St. Andrews is recruiting and tagging pinnipeds to gather details on ocean conductivity, temperature and depth, collectively called “CTD profiles.” When tagged animal...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Tom Murphy

Jacob Kushner

26 November 2014

Tanzania

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A water program funded by the World Bank has run into some obstacles as it tries to bring clean water to rural villages in Tanzania. The use of private contractors for projects and allowing communities to decide what ...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Tom Murphy

Jacob Kushner

25 November 2014

Tanzania

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Years after a World Bank pilot program built a system to bring clean water to villages in Tanzania, these communities are finding it difficult to fix and operate these projects. While some villages were able to raise ...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Rhitu Chatterjee

6 November 2014

Tamil Nadu, India

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Two Americans created a small start-up in rural India to help bring life-sustaining technologies to the poor. But they're not giving away solar lamps and low-power appliances: They're selling them.

Public Radio International (PRI)

Jacob Kushner

29 September 2014

Tanzania

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Project Last Mile is a partnership between Coca-Cola and Tanzania’s Medical Stores Department that is helping to deliver medications to the most remote parts of the country. Due to this partnership, the Medical Stores...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Rhitu Chatterjee

17 July 2014

Bawani Khera, Haryana, India

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

India’s free school lunch program is one of the world’s largest anti-poverty programs. Despite its many shortfalls, the program feeds 120 million of the country’s poorest school children. The idea is that if children ...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Shuka Kalantari

18 June 2014

San Francisco, California, United States

Radio

3-5 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Latin American women in San Francisco have suffered from post-partum depression, social isolation, and chronic stress at the time of their pregnancies. Run by midwives, the Centering Pregnancy program at the San Franc...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

17 March 2014

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal

Radio

3-5 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Studies show that a single application of the antiseptic chlorhexidine, an affordable medicine, can reduce the risk of death among newborns by about 25 percent. In Nepal, where 20,000 newborns die every year, the medi...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Ari Daniel Shapiro

24 February 2014

Palau

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Often it is faster and easier to harvest molecules for medical purposes from nature than to make them in a laboratory. A scientist is looking for cancer-fighting molecules in coral and sponges in the tropical Pacific.

Public Radio International (PRI)

Amy Yee

25 June 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Bangladesh’s child and maternal health statistics are improving thanks to a combination of factors including more skilled birth attendants, better awareness of hygiene and nutrition, high vaccination rates, and expand...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Jacob Kushner

28 June 2012

Haiti

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

An essential roadway in Haiti is being rebuilt in the kind of aid Haitians say is vital to economic recovery after the catastrophic earthquake of 2010. National Route 7 is an important highway for farmers and other me...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Jacob Kushner

11 May 2010

Haiti

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Building Markets, an NGO, has connected Haitian businesses with foreign NGOs who can funnel humanitarian aid through the local suppliers and manufacturers in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 2010. Typica...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

Photos are licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) and are credited to the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Conference attendee listening to speaker, Jenifer Daniels / Colorstock getcolorstock.com.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

Photo Credit: Sonia Narang