Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that can cause lifelong paralysis and muscle wasting.
08 May 2014 14:12 GMT | Polio, Diseases, Pakistan, Health
Leprosy is an ancient chronic disease that has afflicted communities across the globe for millennia.
08 May 2014 12:39 GMT | Diseases, Health, India
Why is pregnancy and childbirth still very dangerous for women in the developing world?
21 Apr 2014 08:28 GMT | Maternal health, Millennium Development Goals, Health
Guinea worm has co-evolved with humans and is completely dependent on them for survival.
Alexander Mostov | 03 Apr 2014 12:33 GMT | Health, Africa, South Sudan, Diseases
If left untreated, the disease can cause death, with a higher mortality rate among pregnant women and children.
Alexander Mostov | 05 Mar 2014 06:46 GMT | Africa, Asia, Health, Malaria, Diseases
An annual drug dosage can treat the disease but it recurs when people use infected water for their daily needs.
Alexander Mostov | 05 Mar 2014 06:43 GMT | Health, Africa, Diseases
The infectious eye disease can be cured in its early stages yet many are blinded by it.
Alexander Mostov | 05 Mar 2014 06:41 GMT | Health, Diseases
How infected black flies that breed in fast-flowing rivers and streams transmit the disease to humans.
Alexander Mostov | 05 Mar 2014 06:39 GMT | Health, Africa, Diseases
The disease is 100 percent preventable and its cycle can be interrupted by vaccinating dogs.
Alexander Mostov | 05 Mar 2014 06:37 GMT | Diseases
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War