Deaths linked to hepatitis have surpassed those caused by Aids, TB and malaria, according to data from 183 countries.
Health30 Dec 2014 01:11 GMT
More than 20,000 people infected by the deadly virus, World Health Organisation says, as UK confirms case in Glasgow.
Health05 Dec 2014 05:21 GMT
Newspaper says at least 15 people lost their eyesight after cataract surgeries at an 'eye camp' run by an NGO.
Lifelines19 Nov 2014 10:15 GMT
Could Guinea worm, a deadly parasite that has plagued humans for centuries, be eradicated in the next year?
Lifelines19 Nov 2014 10:13 GMT
Can prawns stop a massive outbreak of the killer schistosomiasis (bilharzia) parasite in Senegal?
Lifelines19 Nov 2014 10:01 GMT
River blindness causes relentless itching and blindness, affecting the poorest communities in the world.
Lifelines19 Nov 2014 09:54 GMT
What is causing hundreds of thousands of people to go blind in Ethiopia?
Health13 Nov 2014 20:27 GMT
International humanitarian group says time running out to find treatment as epidemic causes havoc in West Africa.
Health12 Nov 2014 22:04 GMT
WHO says more than 5,000 people have now died in the outbreak that has also sickened 14,000 people.
Health12 Nov 2014 12:32 GMT
Africa's private sector brings capabilities that are not available in other institutions to the figh
Health06 Nov 2014 10:30 GMT
What the Ebola crisis tells us about our failing drug development system.
- Piero Olliaro
Health30 Oct 2014 10:05 GMT
African body says children bullied at school and businesses hit due to 'ignorance and panic' around the killer virus.
Health28 Oct 2014 20:46 GMT
Top Ebola official says trouble figuring out new infection cases in West Africa makes controlling outbreak difficult.
Health27 Oct 2014 21:37 GMT
Niger witnesses spike in cholera with 38 dying in the month of September alone, taking this year's toll to 51.
by Calestous Juma
by Els Torreele
- Piero Olliaro
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