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Health and Well-being

 Surgeons in the operating theatre at a Bangalore hospital, Bangalore , India. Photo credit: Panos/B. Lawley
Health and Well-being

India’s medical tourism gets Africans’ attention

Many lured by affordable treatment, state-of-the art equipment, top-notch doctors and follow-up care
A nurse takes blood sample from a baby to test for malaria in Manhia, Mozambique. AMO/ L. W.
Health and Well-being

Gains made in fight against malaria

Africa is finally making headway in its decades-long fight against malaria
Health workers attend to patients at a camel mobile clinic in Samburu, Kenya. Photo credit: CHAT
Health and Well-being

Taking health services to remote areas

Mobile camel clinics, motorbike ambulances and other innovations for reaching rural folk
A coffee farmer from Musasa, Rwanda, shows her health insurance card. Panos/Andrew Esiebo
Health and Well-being

It’s time to rethink medical insurance

A mobile phone plan in Kenya targets low-income groups
A patient discussing medication with a doctor at HIV/AIDS unit in Botswana. AMO/ Eric Miller
Health and Well-being

Africa's new strategies to defeat HIV/AIDS

Prevention, treatment and care cut new infections by 14%