malnutrition

Cyclone Idai: 'I don't know how my children will survive'

Nyasha Chingono

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.


New limbs, new life for South Sudan amputees

Fran Blandy

South Sudan's five-year-long civil war has left possibly tens of thousands of people without limbs — a toll that may never be accurately established


Bureaucracy, power and grants: When a pen may be as mighty as the scalpel

Koot Kotze

Go inside this unspoken ethical dilemma South African doctors face every day.


Gasping for breath: Pneumonia's deadly toll

Karen McVeigh

A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.


The Sikasso paradox: Can the Mali miracle be repeated?

Simon Allison

Mali’s most fertile region is also its most malnourished. But that is changing