Tastier kid-friendly tablets will help take the guess work out of treating Kenya's tiniest TB patients.
A novel and easy way to disinfect water using freely available solar power is helping to combat the spread of disease in developing countries.
Peepoo bags and drop-off points give those living in Nairobi's Kibera a hygienic and safe solution to dealing with human waste.
Sunlight + plastic bottles = Clean drinking water in Africa's largest urban slum
Kibera's 'flying toilets' flushed out by peepoo bags
Finally, TB pills for children
The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
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.