Technology has cut diagnosis waiting times, getting infants on to treatment sooner.
Fake AIDS "cures" have been the bane of activists fighting for treatment. We discovered a new one and checked in on some we've debunked before.
An HIV prevention pill can reduce HIV-negative people's chances of contracting HIV by more than 90%.
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.
Solar power, solar electricity and mobile technology are helping to reduce the rate of maternal mortality in Cameroon.