We track four people on their journey.
Zika virus: 'We have more questions than answers'
A three-minute checklist, a simple device to measure oxygen in patients' blood, and a drill cover are improving surgery.
17 Aug 2015 12:37 GMT
Health, Science & Technology, Uganda, Africa
New open source designs and advances in 3-D printing are bringing affordable prosthetics to children around the world.
Health, Science & Technology, Latin America, Brazil, Poverty & Development
An unprecedented global initiative is helping to develop and fast-track drugs for diseases mainly affecting the poor.
Health, Science & Technology, Diseases, Japan, Ethiopia
We explore global efforts to combat antibiotic resistance, which has become a major threat across the world.
Health, Humanitarian crises, Science & Technology, United Kingdom, South Africa
A new experimental therapy helps tackle genetic disorders by addressing their root cause - faulty genes.
How chips that mimic the function of living human organs could mean a quicker and safer way to test drugs.
Advances in robotic-assisted surgery is allowing surgeons to perform minimally invasive procedures with greater control.
How nurturing chickens is helping elderly communities combat loneliness and associated mental health problems.
How solar technology and simple mobile apps are helping people with hearing difficulties.
We visit the only hospital in the Middle East dedicated to free reconstructive surgery for people injured in war.
How one doctor's inspirational leadership has made free, top-class public healthcare a reality in Pakistan.
How researchers are using gaming technology to revolutionise the way we treat mental disorders.
Al Jazeera World follows the everyday lives of Aleppo residents living amid the ongoing conflict and destruction.
A look at the ancient roots of food and the unrest simmering over rising cost of staples before Egypt's 2011 uprising.
We investigate the sinister and mysterious murders of some of Uganda's leading Muslim clerics.
Activist Maryam al-Khawaja in debate with Mansoor al-Arayedh, the chairman of the Gulf Council for Foreign Relations.
Human Rights, Bahrain, Arab Spring
As the WHO investigates the massive outbreak of microcephaly in Brazil, we travel to ground zero of the epidemic.
Health, Latin America, Brazil
Hundreds of Cambodian journalists make a living by uncovering news and then extorting bribes to bury the story.
Media, Journalism, Cambodia
How will improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US affect the lives of people on both sides?
Politics, United States, Cuba