Malnutrition among children under age five in the Sahel is expected to rise again this year, despite decent rains and more or less average harvest predictions. Yet as specialists collect robust...
19 Jul 2013
Five flashlight bulbs, an old car battery and a solar panel were the only tools 11-year-old Richard...
11 Apr 2013
For someone with advanced technical know-how and a devious mind, a piece of chalk or some flour or...
11 Feb 2013
In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of...
15 Jan 2013
New advances can give women more normal lives
21 Dec 2012
A Liberian soldier shows off his juggling skills at a World AIDS Day event, “Zero New Infections”,...
2 Oct 2012
Here in Rakai, where Uganda’s first AIDS case was reported in the early 1980s, it is common to see...
5 Sep 2012
Checking the blood pressure of an expectant mother in Rwanda.Photograph: Redux / eyevine / Kate...
5 Sep 2012
Testing a patient at an HIV clinic in Soweto, South Africa.Photograph: Africa Media Online / South...
15 Jan 2010
In an otherwise grim outlook for Africa’s hopes of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs...
15 Apr 2008
Medical records and other health information can now be easily shared via mobile phones and other...
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