The conflict has left health services and agriculture in shambles. Unicef says it has just 13% of the money it needs to stave off deaths.
For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.
A cruel, unrelenting cycle of poverty, drinking and fetal alcohol syndrome robs families of all hope.
Seminomadic tribes who otherwise would not receive medical care benefit from camel clinics.
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Nearly 36 000 young Mozambicans have signed up for SMS-based health counselling but will the new technology curb HIV infections?
Is the South African Law Commission's recommendation to sentence convicted sex workers to 'diversion programmes' a latest symptom of a country torn?
'Blessers' form a crucial link in a cycle of HIV transmission that South Africa has not been able to break.
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.
After having survived the harrowing disease, Ebola survivors are met with humiliation and scorn by members of their communities.
Healthcare for Kenya's semi-nomadic communities comes in an unlikely form of camels, who carry medicine to the country's most remote villages.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.