The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak.
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.
Planning for a baby? Before deciding on a birth plan, find out what you need to know to make an informed decision.
A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
Men who abuse women have often been victims of maltreatment themselves resulting to the intergenerational cycling of abuse.
Lawyers argue that while farming families toil over backbreaking work in desperate poverty, British American Tobacco is reaping the rewards.
Before 2011, this country couldn’t screen for cervical cancer let alone prevent it. Since then everything’s changed.
Common cough, flu and pain medicines can be addictive. Codeine addiction is an increasingly well-known problem in South Africa.
In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year – and then they disappear. Here’s why we need to find them.
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.
In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.
The continent’s largest film industry has been getting mental health all wrong with dangerous consequences. Now, that’s changing.
Why the storm may have conspired with a savage drought to deliver a deadly second blow to Zimbabwe where 70% of people are in dire need of food.
Water pumped from the Nile is the only option for 98% of the residents of South Sudan's capital.
When kids at risk of suicide can talk to trained friends & family, they're seven times less likely to die, says one...
When 'that time of the month' comes, you don't have to reach for disposable tampons or pads.