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Blood donations are scant in South Sudan as the process is frowned upon and treated with suspicion by locals.
A new report uncovers the sad stories of Tanzanians with albinism and disabilities.
The population assessments of the epidemic in sub-Sahara yields information of benefit to patients and to each nation’s plan of action
Many people can no longer afford hospital treatment and medication, and the number of those with medical aid has fallen by a third.
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global obesity epidemic in numbers
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Home visits give instant HIV results and data set to guide more than a dozen African countries’ programmes
South Sudan is bleeding itself dry
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Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
As the death toll rises, we look at the people, the policies and the politicians at the centre of this national tragedy.
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.