The philanthropic duo give their two cents or rather $200-million on how to deal with the world's inequalities.
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The World Health Organization launches an inquiry after claims of ‘legendary’ corruption, including racism and sexism.
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You made it through the year. Kick back, relax and take a read through the 2018 that was.
The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé should continue in his role.
Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have engineered the world’s first genetically-modified babies. Did he unleash one of science’s worst fears?
We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
Globally, one in four private healthcare groups surveyed won’t work with governments.
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For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.
Zion Medical can't explain the poor treatment Ugandan patients got as part of its 'trial' and its recent announcement may have added to the harm.
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After two days of deliberations on the National Health Insurance, delegates are expected to summarise findings and present the way forward.
Motsoaledi is expected to join experts, academics and business to discuss how NHI will be financed and the private sector's involvement.
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In the wake of acid attacks, victims — often women — can feel hopeless. Now, women around the world are fighting back.
Turns out it takes a village to raise a child but also to protect them.
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A dearth of mental health professionals is leading some people to get creative about counselling.
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Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.