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Read an excerpt from the award-winning story that kick-started a campaign to link survivors of rape and gender-based violence to care.
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Tastier kid-friendly tablets will help take the guess work out of treating Kenya's tiniest TB patients.
Blood donations are scant in South Sudan as the process is frowned upon and treated with suspicion by locals.
After three years of deliberation and research, the South African health department launches flavoured condoms.
The population assessments of the epidemic in sub-Sahara yields information of benefit to patients and to each nation’s plan of action
It's World Yoga Day. Mindfulness has seen a resurgence in popularity and is slowly making its way behind the walls of prisons in South Africa.
When a parent is diagnosed with a mental illness, the chances of emotional support are decreased and the risk of family discord is high.
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.
The government is making female condoms more accessible – and these come with extra benefits.
As humanitarian organisations sound the alarm over high malnutrition rates among Malawi's prisoners, one woman is trying to help keep inmates alive.
Black women, beware: your pursuit of straight, silky locks may be detrimental to your health.
Is Kenya, currently plagued by a cholera outbreak, about to show the world the energy wealth hidden in human waste?