India has passed a Corporate Social Responsibility law, mandating companies to donate. But a tech company challenges this model with its own innovations.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Journalist Kwame Dawes explores the shame culture that isolates homosexuals and persons with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
What do you when patients with an airborne infectious disease are resistant to all drugs available to them? Hospitals in South Africa have limited resources and now patients are being sent home.
Using new technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis––South Africa's biggest killer.
Whether it’s impact funds or traditional venture capitalists, there’s a growing interest in healthcare companies to address the gap in India’s healthcare infrastructure.
Polio may have ended in India. But the country has now started new drive to get routine immunizations on track in the country, targeting other diseases such as measles, rubella, TB and hepatitis B.
The country's milestone offers hope for eradicating the disease and promoting other health efforts
Despite bed-nets, insecticides and treatments, malaria continues to kill hundreds of thousands of children in sub-Saharan Africa. Health officials are reviving an old measure to prevent the disease.
A new approach to malaria may save hundreds of thousands of children, but it requires a network of health workers in countries that lack of money, human resources and organization.
Several African nations could strike a major blow against malaria by sacrificing some older drugs. Can they make it work?
Amy Maxmen suggests we change the face of aid in Africa.