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.
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It’s been five years since the country prohibited same-sex marriage and LGBTI gatherings, and the climate of fear left in its wake could be deadly.
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For millennials, it ain't looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive?
Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.
The government is making female condoms more accessible – and these come with extra benefits.
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.
This country tested out a national health insurance. Find out what happened next.
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We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak.