New research supports kidney transplants from HIV-positive donors to recipients with HIV.
There's an urgent need for interventions to increase uptake of antiretroviral therapy and improve services for adolescents.
Most women feel they are unable to ask health professionals questions. And only half were consistently asked if they had questions.
Global health researchers, funders and journals are not walking the talk on equity, diversity and inclusion.
We are seeing the end of modern medicine slowly being played out due to antibiotic resistance. But we can act together to alter the situation.
Population growth rates pose a lingering challenge to development efforts on the continent.
Loneliness is a bigger cause of death than a poor diet, obesity, alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise, and it's on a par with heavy smoking. So let's get talking about it.
The aim is to discover, develop and facilitate delivery of anti-malarial medicines to help tackle the burden of malaria in endemic countries and support malaria eradication.
High fertility is driven by a number of factors including desired family size, low levels of use of modern contraceptives, and high levels of adolescent childbearing.
Many of the most fundamental aspects of TB disease remain unknown. For example, after exposure to the organism that causes TB, why do only some people get infected and only some of those fall ill?
Community water fluoridation is a cost-effective public health measure that can reduce cavities by approximately 25 per cent. Yet some communities are worried about it.
We found that evidence cited by three organisations - a big corporate and two industry lobby groups - was either not evidence at all, or had been twisted to suit the industry’s narrative.
The entire premise of effective competition is that purchasing of health services should be based on value - a combination of price and quality.
The solution to measles outbreaks is deceptively easy: vaccinate more children. This belies the challenges along the path to that solution.
Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
The emergency in the DRC shows that despite all these positive changes, the global response to containing Ebola outbreaks is undermined by the lack of health care and public health infrastructure.
Responding to someone who questions vaccination can be difficult. Before you react, it pays to assess the situation because weighing in can do more harm than good.
Opioid overdoses killed 47,000 Americans in 2017 — more than gun violence. Many fewer would have died if they'd been treated with the life-saving drug naloxone, also called Narcan.
Care facilities are often considered a last resort in South Africa. Personal care is assumed to be provided by family and household members.
Rapid population ageing has prompted researchers to study disease trends in older South Africans. The aim is to understand the role that specific health conditions play in ageing among rural people.