Lifelines08 May 2014 14:12 GMT
Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that can cause lifelong paralysis and muscle wasting.
Lifelines08 May 2014 12:39 GMT
Leprosy is an ancient chronic disease that has afflicted communities across the globe for millennia.
Lifelines21 Apr 2014 08:28 GMT
Why is pregnancy and childbirth still very dangerous for women in the developing world?
Lifelines03 Apr 2014 12:33 GMT
Guinea worm has co-evolved with humans and is completely dependent on them for survival.
Lifelines05 Mar 2014 06:46 GMT
If left untreated, the disease can cause death, with a higher mortality rate among pregnant women and children.
Lifelines05 Mar 2014 06:43 GMT
An annual drug dosage can treat the disease but it recurs when people use infected water for their daily needs.
Lifelines05 Mar 2014 06:41 GMT
The infectious eye disease can be cured in its early stages yet many are blinded by it.
Lifelines05 Mar 2014 06:39 GMT
How infected black flies that breed in fast-flowing rivers and streams transmit the disease to humans.
Lifelines05 Mar 2014 06:37 GMT
The disease is 100 percent preventable and its cycle can be interrupted by vaccinating dogs.
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