Scientists deep in the African Congo have discovered forgotten clues that are rewriting the story of the global pandemic and revealing shocking facts about its origins.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
A group of researchers from Belgium, the USA and the Congo embark on a journey back to the beginning of AIDS. A special compilation of video and interactive features from the film "The Bloody Truth."
The government crackdown on Russia's activist LGBT community is mirrored by a surge in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS.
Side by Side LGBT Film Festival organizers aren't daunted by tough new laws or sometimes violent opponents.
Neglect and denial. According to Russian public health activists that's the Russian government’s strategy for tackling the challenge of HIV.
South Africa faces an increasing battle against drug-resistant tuberculosis and reducing transmission is becoming a key component of disease control. This slideshow explores the problem in Cape Town.
Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?
An army of 2.3 million health workers, most of them women, have helped to virtually eradicate polio in India.
Why doesn't tuberculosis attract as much attention—or get as much funding—as HIV or malaria?
With South African patients carrying drug-resistant TB strains returning to their communities, researchers are turning to other methods of damage control.
Drug-resistant TB is on the rise, with some strains immune to all major drugs.
In Bhutan, there are only eight ophthalmologists. With a population of roughly 750,000, that’s about 90,000 patients for each eye doctor. The answer is not in more funding but smarter infrastructure.