A new polio outbreak in Nigeria has hampered the country's efforts to be declared polio free by 2017.
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There are several natural remedies that have can help reduce cancer cells.
Across the world scientists are trying to find a new drug that the malaria carrying parasite will struggle to develop a resistance to.
The digging of wells in Africa has often been thought of as the solution to helping rural women walking to get water, but they may cause more harm than good.
Healthcare that everyone can access is an important step in bridging the inequality in a country. In reality though, its hard to implement properly.
Eradicating the last 1% of polio cases in the world requires an endgame plan centred on immunisation and surveillance.
The positive impact of the polio eradication initiatives on the continent can be felt across the health sector in other health programmes.
Nigeria's strategy to eliminate polio was so effective that it was duplicated to deal with ebola. So why did the country take so long to get off the list of polio-endemic countries?
It's been one year since the last polio case was reported in Africa. If the continent keeps this up, it could be declared polio free by 2018.