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They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
Refugees can flee their countries, but they can't escape the trauma of war.
Older antibiotic staples are no longer moneymakers. But as modern bugs evolve to outwit them, very few new drugs are ready to take their place.
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Many Ugandans were once refugees themselves. Now, they are 'paying back the good' and making their country one of the best in the world for refugees.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
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Ebola wiped out nearly 10% of Liberia’s doctors and nurses. Take a look at life for those it left behind.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
Eighty two of the Chibok school girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago, have been released. But what now?
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
History repeats as old health emergencies emerge anew. Is the health ombud the person to lead fights the Human Rights Commission started?
The testimony of his eight-year-old victim may put convicted rapist Nicolas Ninow away for life. Ninow was convicted of rape on...
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