Senegal: Poor sanitation put lives at risk
More than two billion people in the world have no access to proper toilet facilities. Many lives are lost through diseases as a result.
In Senegal, rights groups are pushing for massive investment in water and sanitation infrastructure.
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Women in rural US battle drug abuse and depression
White women in the US are now living shorter and unhealthier lives. The problem is hitting women in rural areas the hardest.
Research shows drug abuse and depression are taking their toll, but some communities are finding ways to fight back.
Brazil braces for yellow fever outbreak
Brazil is facing its worst yellow fever outbreak in 40 years. There are nearly 600 confirmed cases in humans. Another 450 are being investigated. Most cases have been confined to a couple of states in the southeast.
Autism Awareness Day: Student success stories in Doha
Millions around the world have some form of autism, but understanding of the condition behind autism remains limited.
Qatar is helping to change that by investing in training and research centres so that kids can integrate into normal schools and society