Vaccines in the time of cholera: Inside the new fight against an old foe

Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.

Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot

Even if your child has been vaccinated, booster shots provide an extra layer of protection.

[FROM OUR ARCHIVES] Looking to invest in health? Here's how to make the most of it

Folake Olayinka

Every dollar spent on vaccines brings a 16-fold return on investment — and up to $44 for every dollar if broader benefits are taken into account.

World: stop turning your back on TB

Dereck Tait

The disease kills more than a million people a year but the world's response to it is totally inadequate.

'There is hope this evil illness will not befall us again'

Jackie Opara

The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.