The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment.
Infertility is tied to the instability of romantic relationships in Ghana.
Scientists have struggled to diagnose TB in people with compromised immune systems because of the low levels of the bacteria in their body.
Advanced lab tests have entered the market to improve tuberculosis diagnosis. This will ensure prompt and correct treatment in managing the disease.
To tackle TB a dynamic change in discourse is needed. The focus must be on how to respond to emerging complexities the disease presents.
The discovery of a rare gene is twofold, and has a scientific and clinical impact in the fight against heart muscle disease.
Kenyan tertiary institutions are learning from each other by sharing experiences on overcoming challenges they face during medical training.
In a political environment where voters are increasingly attuned to instances of polling malpractice, African states are grudgingly adopting technology as a barrier to election fraud.
Cholera is estimated to infect between 3 to 5 million people globally, every year.
Should South Africa's social grants not be disbursed, many households will lose the only source of income they have.
A lack of decent sanitation and clean drinking water are fertile ground for a cholera outbreak.
Shortening the treatment period has become a top priority within TB research but studies to date have been unsuccessful.
Parents should monitor the television programmes their children are exposed to and advise them to make informed sexual choices.
Effective communication in sign language between health workers and deaf patients enhances the provision of safe and effective health care.
Deafness is a huge burden for economies and individuals. This is particularly true in developing countries. Solutions need to take into account not just costs, but the rights of individuals too.
As the goat plague is a trans-boundary disease, there's concern that it will spill over into neighbouring countries such as Rwanda and Burundi.
Kenya recently expressed fear that Al-Shabaab could interfere with the electronic voting system during the upcoming general election. Are cyber attacks a real threat in Africa?
A global clinical trial has been launched to reduce the cardiovascular disease risk factors among people living with HIV who are on antiretrovirals.
Indigenous biocontrol agents could be used to curb the spread of invasive wasps across South Africa and into sub-Saharan Africa.