State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
The process could transform manufacturing and help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces.
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.
The Finns’ cardboard box prompts an African graduate to develop a life-saving device for babies.
In the wake of acid attacks, victims — often women — can feel hopeless. Now, women around the world are fighting back.
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?
Blind football represents hope and belonging for Egypt's one million visually impaired.
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
Autistic children experience the world differently, but this doesn’t stop them from learning.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
When it comes to leadership and innovation, there's much that industrialised nations can learn.
As South Africa enters level two of its national lockdown, international travel remains restricted. One of the few exceptions are repatriation flights, which require a mandatory quarantine period. But the toll of mounting stress and isolation may have long-term consequences on people’s mental health.
Community mentalhealth care can be better for patients and health systems if it's done right. Find out how one organisation is making it work.
From grandmothers to gravediggers, the sudden, suffocating deaths of the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people in all sectors of South African...
A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.