Across the continent, women are helping to reimagine a sacred rite of passage in an effort to honour their cultures and spare their bodies.
Here's how northwest Kenya gets nomadic families to health services.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
When police crashed her wedding, she was 8. Her soon-to-be husband was 67.
These hospitals have become a home away from home in the Maasai's fight against TB
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We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
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Bhekisisa's latest policy dialogue takes a deep dive into one of the biggest challenges facing SA's HIV response at the 9th Aids conference.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in isiZulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.