Every year, hundreds of thousands of children die gasping for air. This could help to change that.
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?
The pain of bereavement is supposed to ease with time. When it doesn't, psychiatrists call it 'complicated grief' and it can be treated.
Africa Check digs into the data to reveal the surprising truth behind the widely cited statistic
A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the land.
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.
Governments and even anonymous do-gooders are stepping into fill the funding gap left by the US decision, but their pockets will never...
After three years of deliberation and research, the South African health department launches flavoured condoms.
This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
A Harare rehabilitation unit offers impaired youngsters free therapy and supports parents too.
Healthcare for Kenya's semi-nomadic communities comes in an unlikely form of camels, who carry medicine to the country's most remote villages.
Leaders of Zimbabwe's Apostolic sects are warming to the idea of women giving birth at health clinics.
Why the storm may have conspired with a savage drought to deliver a deadly second blow to Zimbabwe where 70% of people are in dire need of food.
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
Doctors in this country are saying an outbreak of mysterious deaths all have one thing in common: How close they are...
For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.