ARVs have transformed Cotlands hospice from a place for the dying into a childcare centre where the living thrive.
Many people can no longer afford hospital treatment and medication, and the number of those with medical aid has fallen by a third.
Numbers don't lie: A new report shows how people across the world keep piling on the kilos.
A pill dispenser with an electronic cap monitors daily adherence to a regimen that may curb HIV among sex workers – and in broader society.
There are too few psychiatrists, so a foundation is using a Canadian model to rehabilitate people.
The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.
Water pumped from the Nile is the only option for 98% of the residents of South Sudan's capital.
The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak.
Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
The joy of motherhood is killed by a moral and ethical dilemma when doctors advise termination of a pregnancy.
Peepoo bags and drop-off points give those living in Nairobi's Kibera a hygienic and safe solution to dealing with human waste.
The country's health system is ravaged, but a team of volunteer doctors visit regularly: operating on the desperate and training local medical staff.
A revolutionary antiretroviral prophylaxis is helping all people, no matter their sexual orientation. A cheaper generic will soon be on the shelves.
Solar power, solar electricity and mobile technology are helping to reduce the rate of maternal mortality in Cameroon.
Clinics dedicated to young people are ideal but the poor nation struggles to provide at least a basic service for those who can't access them.
A grassroots Ugandan health initiative has significantly reduced maternal deaths.