Multimedia & Newspages

    Around the world, tens of thousands of people die needlessly every day from preventable disease, infection, and childbirth complications. Four teams of Boston Globe reporters and photographers visited Asia, Africa, Russia and Latin America to examine why. The content was originally published in a print special section which was awarded a first place in the Pictures of the Year International editing category in 2003. The content was presented online and archived with accompanying audio commentary, and slideshows from each of the four regions.