#AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment
An adherence club helped almost all patients stay on their treatment.
Technology speeds up diagnosis and HIV testing for babies in Mozambique
Technology has cut diagnosis waiting times, getting infants on to treatment sooner.
A roundup of fake AIDS ‘cures’: Angel Zapper, Garani MW1, Topvein, SF 2000
Fake AIDS "cures" have been the bane of activists fighting for treatment. We discovered a new one and checked in on some we've debunked before.
#AIDS2016:“I’ve taken control of my sex life. I use an HIV prevention pill.”
An HIV prevention pill can reduce HIV-negative people's chances of contracting HIV by more than 90%.
#AIDS2016: Children’s hospice becomes place of hope in the era of HIV treatment
ARVs have transformed Cotlands hospice from a place for the dying into a childcare centre where the living thrive.
Long queues tell Zimbabwe’s story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Many people can no longer afford hospital treatment and medication, and the number of those with medical aid has fallen by a third.
In rural Kenya, camel clinics bring much needed care to those who need it
Healthcare for Kenya's semi-nomadic communities comes in an unlikely form of camels, who carry medicine to the country's most remote villages.
Women of the Maasai fight back for their daughters
Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).
Uncut, unwed and cast out, but a better life awaited
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.
Six weighty figures to watch: The SA and global obesity epidemic in numbers
Numbers don't lie: A new report shows how people across the world keep piling on the kilos.
HIV-prevention pill: The deeply personal journey of a male sex worker in Kenya
A pill dispenser with an electronic cap monitors daily adherence to a regimen that may curb HIV among sex workers – and in broader society.
The mentally ill are not alone in Kenya
There are too few psychiatrists, so a foundation is using a Canadian model to rehabilitate people.
Bones of gold: ‘You never know when someone will kidnap you’
Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community in Malawi has had enough.
Water-fed gardens in Malawi ward off starvation – for now
The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.
Juba’s water vendors make a living, but it’s a cut-throat business
Water pumped from the Nile is the only option for 98% of the residents of South Sudan's capital.
Female genital mutilation: Hope blooms in Somaliland
Women in Somaliland are working together with an NGO to eliminate one of the most ancient and extreme practices of female genital mutilation.