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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
Can Beppe Grillo's internet democracy work?
What can Obama do about Ferguson?
Jason A Johnson
The reassertion of whiteness in Canada: Deepan Budlakoti and Bill C-24
The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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