Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
A new experimental therapy helps tackle genetic disorders by addressing their root cause - faulty genes.
17 Aug 2015 14:05 GMT
Health, Science & Technology, Europe, United Kingdom, Cancer
A three-minute checklist, a simple device to measure oxygen in patients' blood, and a drill cover are improving surgery.
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
How chips that mimic the function of living human organs could mean a quicker and safer way to test drugs.
Health, Science & Technology, Business & Economy, Europe
Advances in robotic-assisted surgery is allowing surgeons to perform minimally invasive procedures with greater control.
An unprecedented global initiative is helping to develop and fast-track drugs for diseases mainly affecting the poor.
How nurturing chickens is helping elderly communities combat loneliness and associated mental health problems.
We explore global efforts to combat antibiotic resistance, which has become a major threat across the world.
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.
The devastating impact that war and living under the constant threat of drones has had on the people of Afghanistan.
After spending 16 years in US prisons, Gerardo Hernandez shares his remarkable story behind his liberation.
Alpaca herders in the high Andes of Peru offer an insight into the real impact of climate change on remote communities.
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape