US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects

Kerry Sheridan

Scientists have confirmed that the virus causes microcephaly.

White House: $589m from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus


Federal money left over from the fight against Ebola will now go to combating the growing threat of the Zika virus, the Obama administration has said.

Working together for a healthier Africa

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Public-private partnerships play a crucial role in strengthening the healthcare systems in resource-deprived regions of Africa.

The invisible lifesavers

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A laboratory technologist or technician makes a significant contribution to the patient in a hospital.

A bazooka in the fight against TB

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GeneXpert MTB/RIF test provides hope for clinicians and laboratory workers trying to manage TB.