Health professionals must work effectively in a team.
Sharing expertise and experiences of different health and social care professionals can improve health care.
Human milk banks collect, pasteurise, test, store, and distribute donated breastmilk.
The WHO has called for the global scale-up of human milk banks.
An aerial view of the ever-changing Lake Chad.
Scientists are trying to figure out what risks changes in Lake Chad's levels pose to people in the region.
Google Images have revealed valuable data on what Africa’s largest eagle preys on.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
A woman receiving an oral cholera vaccine in Beira, Mozambique.
The flood waters caused by Cyclone Idai have receded. But in some ways, the problems for many of the countries affected, are just beginning.
Home visit trials strongly encouraged spouses to get involved.
Home visits as part of community-based schemes to women during and after pregnancy can improve the health of mothers and babies.
Manufacturing sites are high noise working areas.
Israel Paul Nyarubeli
Measures to control or reduce workplace noise exposure are critical to reducing hearing loss in workers.
Community workers are key to transforming health services and the well-being of communities.
South Africa has the potential to improve primary health care.
Security is tight in Rwanda’s authoritarian state.
Rwanda has overcome its past to become a development miracle but if it's not careful, history could repeat itself.
Beninese women attend a “voodoo” festival.
In some West African communities, age and magico-religious beliefs have a huge role to play in a woman's independence.
West Africa experienced the worst Ebola outbreak between 2013 and 2016.
The current Ebola outbreak in the DRC is devastating vulnerable communities already affected by displacement and violence.
Doctors at a hospital in Kisumu, Kenya.
East African countries use a scorecard to monitor maternal and child health progress in the region.
With the right skills and infrastructure, Africa can boost its genomics research efforts.
Genomics research is crucial to identify Africa-specific solutions to a range of diseases.
There's mounting evidence that increased lighting has a range of negative effects.
Speaker of Rwanda’s Chamber of Deputies Donatille Mukabalisa on international women’s day. Rwanda is a trend-setter in female representation.
In many African states power is concentrated in the executive branch. That's why women's representation in cabinet matters.
New HIV infections continue to drive the epidemic.
Until then we need to get effective, accessible treatment for all who need it, while deploying the many prevention tools at our disposal.
Chest x-ray showing TB infection in the lungs.
The push to end TB requires significant investment into the research and development of new diagnostics and treatments.
Building collapses in Lagos have become common in recent years.
Lagos has all the appropriate laws but it needs to adopt the right procedures and see them through.
Nigeria has the world's highest number of out-of-school children and over 60 million of its citizens are illiterate. Here's what the country can do to improve its education sector.
Villagers till their fields in South Africa’s North West Province. Access to land for small holder farmers remains unresolved.
Land reform programme has done very little to improve access to land for black South Africans.