By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 17:57
For the first time, researchers found a clear connection between elephant poaching in Africa and infant mortality.
By Peter Sergo | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 13:52
An executive at a prestigious PR firm ignited controversy with a tweet about AIDS in Africa, reflecting how the disease garners stigma.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 22:47
Ten new innovations that hope to save the lives of mothers and children in developing nations may be in force by 2015.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 19:20
The unprecedented exam failure rate illuminates the severe shortcomings of Liberia's elementary school system, officials said.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 18:01
The Chinese-African medical relationship has been in place since the mid 20th century, and Chinese President Xi plans to strengthen it in the coming years.
By Samantha Olson | Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:29
President Obama is currently on tour of sub-Saharan Africa to better understand the climate of their food crisis and to advance investment in their food security.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:52
After 10 years of hard work and billions in funding for President Bush's AIDS relief program, a landmark of the one millionth baby born without HIV is cause for celebration.
By Christie Rizk | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 19:20
Measles are coming back to the UK as the repercussions of anti-vaccination scares come full circle, affecting people on other continents.
By Martin Grens | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:10
A SA lawyer has moved to file a class action suit against over 30 gold firms on behalf of 17,000 former miners who say they contracted silicosis due to negligence in health and safety.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:35
A new deadlier strain of Salmonella is spreading across Africa by "taking advantage" of the ongoing HIV epidemic, according to a new study that provides the first evidence that the human immunodeficiency virus might be allowing new pathogens to evolve in HIV patients.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 12:28
Early humans were able to move from Africa after a single genetic mutation allowed them to become vegetarians, scientists claim.