A programme with the health department sees motorbikes being used to deliver drugs to people in far-flung places who can't afford the fare.
Desperate to reach Europe, migrants from Africa are travelling to Egypt to sell body parts to pay for their passage.
The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.
Inside the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence.
If a man dies in the Central African Republic, his wife is at risk of being evicted from their home by his relatives.
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
Leaders of Zimbabwe's Apostolic sects are warming to the idea of women giving birth at health clinics.
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.
For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.
Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
Numbers don't lie: A new report shows how people across the world keep piling on the kilos.
Unsafe in Somalia and unwanted in Kenya, refugees increasingly risk abduction in search of a better life.
The joy of motherhood is killed by a moral and ethical dilemma when doctors advise termination of a pregnancy.
A grassroots Ugandan health initiative has significantly reduced maternal deaths.
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
The products themselves could be dangerous and are likely to encourage high-risk sexual behaviour.