Research found that only a quarter of anaesthetists working in main referral hospitals in East Africa used the WHO safe surgical checklist.
Uganda's tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.
If women don't have access to quality emergency surgery, they can develop dibilitating complications such as fistula.
In Uganda stand-alone clinics for HIV treatment persist because of stigma and overcrowding.
Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. But African countries need to work on sustainable ways to ensure the treatment programmes are not entirely dependent on foreign aid.
Uganda's primary healthcare system needs to be strengthened to provide long term care for older people with chronic conditions.
Sub-Saharan countries have unprecedented opportunities to substantially improve health outcomes within a generation, largely with their own resources.
Cinq sommités de différentes universités en Afrique questionnent le milliardaire américain sur la lutte contre le sida sur ce continent. On apprend autant de leurs questions que de ses réponses.
Bill Gates, who has been identified as the world's most significant donor in the fight against AIDS, shares his thoughts on the pandemic with Africa's most prominent HIV/AIDS academics.
Mental health problems need to be addressed to control the HIV epidemic, but such treatment is not yet part of the HIV care package in sub-Saharan Africa.
The stories of and attitudes to three particular languages – English, Swahili and Luganda – provide an interesting starting point for a debate around Uganda's language policy.
In Uganda, private schools are simply ignoring a policy that calls for pupils to learn in a mother tongue rather than in English for the first three years of their education.