Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
The value of green technologies and systems is that they are largely decentralised or semi-decentralised.
Instability in the DRC and Ebola's deadly properties is making it hard to contain the virus.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
How is pain measured? A person’s pain is what they say it is.
It could be a matter of days before the ebola epidemic in the DRC spreads to urban centres or spills over into neighbouring countries.
Well resourced and empowered nurses could help to quickly spread universal health care.
New media platforms have changed the way people create, consume and relate the news.
Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations. But it's a useful reminder of what's been achieved over 70 years.
The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad should strengthen efforts against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
School children with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have limited access to care in South Africa's education and health sectors.
Self-examination DNA collection techniques can help women bring the perpetrators of sexual violence to justice.
New guidelines have been launched that make recommendations on the daily activities of babies and young children.
If we need more trees, many will have to be introduced into managed agricultural mosaic landscapes.
In Kenya nearly 120,000 women are treated in health facilities each year for complications arising from unsafe abortions
The world's most widely used herbicide poses a threat to honey bees.
Knowing your HIV status is key to accessing life-saving treatment or evaluating the best prevention options.
HIV negative children born to women with HIV have a greater risk of dying before their first birthday.
A liver transplant from an HIV-positive living donor to an HIV-negative recipient is possible, but there are still gaps in our knowledge.
Access to HIV testing is an important factor in reaching UN goals that 90% of people with HIV must know their status by 2020.