One in four Zimbabweans suffers from mental illness, but untrained female health workers are setting a new benchmark for the treatment of patients.
Researchers have shown that monetary incentives lead to infants being immunised on time.
Solar power, solar electricity and mobile technology are helping to reduce the rate of maternal mortality in Cameroon.
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Despite clear evidence they are most at risk, older people are seen as dispensable as younger patients are prioritised in the...
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Some of your favourite comfort food could be concealing a killer.
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As humanitarian organisations sound the alarm over high malnutrition rates among Malawi's prisoners, one woman is trying to help keep inmates alive.
You made it through the year. Kick back, relax and take a read through the 2018 that was.
If a man dies in the Central African Republic, his wife is at risk of being evicted from their home by his relatives.
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too.
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Men who abuse women have often been victims of maltreatment themselves resulting to the intergenerational cycling of abuse.
After three years of deliberation and research, the South African health department launches flavoured condoms.