In the first of a two-part series, a band of doctors set out to reclaim LSD and ecstasy for mental health treatments.
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
Ebola wiped out nearly 10% of Liberia’s doctors and nurses. Take a look at life for those it left behind.
Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome...
Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, yet vaccine coverage in the country is rising. Here’s how they do...
When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.
A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.
Introduce harm-reduction and HIV programmes – especially for heroin users – before it's too late.
A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.
In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels