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Denis Otieno and his daughter plant a cypress sapling purchased with money received from the charity GiveDirectly back in 2017. More recently, the charity teamed up with researchers to study the impact of cash grants on the wider community. Nichole Sobecki for NPR hide caption

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Researchers Find A Remarkable Ripple Effect When You Give Cash To Poor Families

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WHO, UNICEF Evacuate Some Staff In Congolese City Of Beni

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Why Cash Aid Distributions Have A Beneficial Ripple Effect

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Ronald Mutyaba, an auto mechanic, at his home in Kampala, Uganda. Mutyaba is HIV positive and has developed Karposi sarcoma, a type of cancer that often affects people with immune deficiencies. He is holding a bottle of the liquid morphine that nurses from the nonprofit group Hospice Africa have prescribed to help control the pain caused by his illlness. Nurith Aizenman/NPR hide caption

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A Sip Of Morphine: Uganda's Old-School Solution To A Shortage Of Painkillers

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Uganda Finds A Solution For Painkiller Shortage

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A Juul starter kit sold at a kiosk in a mall in Makati City in the Philippines. Carlo Gabuco for NPR hide caption

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Juul Is Behaving Differently In The Philippines Than In The U.S., Say Activists

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Renee Bach, 30, is being sued in Ugandan civil court over the deaths of children who were treated at the critical care center she ran in Uganda. She has left Uganda and is now living in Bedford County, Virginia, where she grew up. Julia Rendleman/for NPR hide caption

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American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

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WHO Says Ebola Is Now A 'Public Health Emergency Of International Concern'

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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A police officer stands guard at a cemetery in Butembo during a funeral for people who died of Ebola. Many burial teams in Democratic Republic of the Congo have been attacked by hostile residents. John Wessels /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Urgent Mystery: Who's Attacking Ebola Responders In Congo — And Why?

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Why The Ebola Outbreak In The Democratic Republic Of Congo Keeps Getting Worse

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Health workers marched in Butembo on Wednesday to protest the violence they're facing. The demonstration comes in the wake of an attack last Friday in which an epidemiologist from Cameroon was shot and killed. Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP hide caption

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Why Health Workers In The Ebola Hot Zone Are Threatening To Strike

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