Bribery in Uganda's health care system is on a downward trend but researchers fear that it is not sustainable.
Across Africa less than 10% of the population is connected to a sewer system. But the waste could be used elsewhere.
A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that's supposed to be the way forward.
Nigeria has a massive battle tackling Lassa fever.
Data is essential for proper planning, budgeting and implementation of health care policies.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
Nigeria's health systems are overwhelmed and incapable of sustaining high quality disease surveillance, prevention, control and response.
Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency to combat rape and sexual violence.
The global cancer burden especially in developing countries is exacerbated by the high cost of treatment.
Female-centred health services are good, but they may detract from gender equality and men’s health.
Once crops have been harvested, farmers experience wastage and loss of food all over Africa.
Only half of Kenya's 47 counties achieved the 2000 goal on reducing child mortality
Little effort has been made to improve the quality control of the seed supply chain as a whole in Uganda.
STI prevention was largely driven by HIV prevention. With changes in HIV prevention initiatives that don't really take into account other STIs, there's need to refocus STI prevention.
Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.
Effective communication strategies will be crucial if scientists want to counter the worrying anti-vaccination trend.
Data science is going to grow over the coming decades and requires trained graduates who can handle the work.
The new Ebola vaccine is yet to be licensed but evidence shows that it protects against the strain of the virus.
Mental health care for teen mothers is not part of routine health facilities in Nairobi's informal settlements.
Without the current experimental vaccine the Ebola outbreak in the DRC has the potential to spiral out of control.