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Tropics of cancer?
To treat cancer in the developing world, different techniques are needed than are used in wealthier countries.
Henry I. Miller
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 10:52 GMT
Studies: New hope in fight against HIV
Two studies conducted in Africa show Aids drugs can reduce transmission rates among heterosexual couples.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 09:43 GMT
UN to probe Haiti cholera outbreak
World body is set to launch investigation into source of the epidemic, which many Haitians blame on UN peacekeepers.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2010 20:41 GMT
Gel 'helps prevent' HIV infection
Researchers say a vaginal gel could reduce chances of HIV transmission in women.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2010 16:28 GMT
Ban Ki-moon on World Aids Day
The UN secretary-general says the virus is the number one killer in Africa.
Ban Ki-Moon, secretary-general of the United Nations
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 15:53 GMT
WHO: H1N1 threatens poorer nations
UN health agency says developing nations vulnerable due to weak medical care systems.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2009 17:31 GMT
Surge in Japan H1N1 flu cases
Japan reports 154 new cases as World Health Organisation warns of "calm before storm".
Last updated: 19 May 2009 04:32 GMT
Health experts fear H1N1 flu spread
Virus likely to continue rapid spread across globe, World Health Organisation warns.
Last updated: 19 May 2009 01:37 GMT
Global flu cases top 1,000
WHO confirms 1,003 cases from 20 countries and warns of "second wave of H1N1 virus".
Last updated: 04 May 2009 14:40 GMT
WHO warns of second wave of flu
WHO head says virus could return more lethal while Mexico says outbreak "declining'.
Last updated: 04 May 2009 13:30 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islamic authority on Web 2.0
Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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