Could Guinea worm, a deadly parasite that has plagued humans for centuries, be eradicated in the next year?
19 Nov 2014 10:15 GMT | Health, Africa, South Sudan, Diseases
Can prawns stop a massive outbreak of the killer schistosomiasis (bilharzia) parasite in Senegal?
19 Nov 2014 10:13 GMT | Senegal, Health, Diseases, Africa
How can health workers rid the world of malaria, a disease that kills a child every minute?
19 Nov 2014 10:11 GMT | Health, Tanzania, Malaria, Africa
River blindness causes relentless itching and blindness, affecting the poorest communities in the world.
Lifelines | 19 Nov 2014 10:01 GMT | Health, Uganda, Africa, Diseases
Could a "prawn ladder" built into a dam wall aid in the fight against bilharzia in the Senegal basin?
Lifelines | 30 Sep 2014 07:02 GMT | Health, Environment, Senegal, Africa, Diseases
Meet the scientists at 'Mosquito city' who are using unusual and innovative methods to tackle malaria.
Lifelines | 13 Aug 2014 07:27 GMT | Health, Science & Technology, Tanzania, Malaria, Africa
A team in South Sudan tries to find out where a cattle herder with Guinea worm may have infected communal water sources.
Lifelines | 29 Jul 2014 10:27 GMT | Diseases, Health, South Sudan, Africa
Explore and learn more about the diseases and neglected conditions covered in Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health.
Lifelines | 28 Jul 2014 09:17 GMT
Why is Africa still the most dangerous place in the world for mothers and babies?
Lifelines | 24 Jul 2014 08:09 GMT | Maternal health, Malawi, Millennium Development Goals, Africa
Will health workers overcome the violence to eliminate Polio?
Lifelines | 29 May 2014 20:51 GMT | Polio, Pakistan, Health, Diseases
Will health workers in Pakistan overcome political and religious tensions to vaccinate children against polio?
Lifelines | 29 May 2014 19:47 GMT | Taliban, Vaccination, Health, Pakistan, Polio
The story of the secret century-old deal which aimed to carve up the Middle East in ways that still reverberate today.
War & Conflict, Middle East, France
We examine how the country fell into economic crisis and ask why nothing is being done to stop Venezuela's slide.
Business & Economy, Venezuela, Latin America
People and Power investigates the growing global phenomenon of organised begging.
Poverty, Philippines, Sweden
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan