A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the land.
When a parent is diagnosed with a mental illness, the chances of emotional support are decreased and the risk of family discord is high.
In the wake of acid attacks, victims — often women — can feel hopeless. Now, women around the world are fighting back.
You made it through the year. Kick back, relax and take a read through the 2018 that was.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
South Africa is pumping more money into female condom distribution. We look at what's on the market and what's to come for the femidom.
This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.
From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
Here's the story of the Treatment Action Campaign or how a handful of people created a global movement that changed the world.
Each year, millions will be bitten by venomous snakes and for many, antivenom will remain painfully out of reach. Discovering why...
Scientists and campaigners warn that factories in coastal villages are wreaking environmental and economic havoc.
The country's health system is ravaged, but a team of volunteer doctors visit regularly: operating on the desperate and training local medical staff.
More developing countries are offering sight-saving surgery in their public health systems, but specialist eye surgeons are in short supply.
Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.
When a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital, giving birth can be deadly. One nurse is hoping to change that.