Could Guinea worm, a deadly parasite that has plagued humans for centuries, be eradicated in the next year?
Can prawns stop a massive outbreak of the killer schistosomiasis (bilharzia) parasite in Senegal?
How can health workers rid the world of malaria, a disease that kills a child every minute?
River blindness causes relentless itching and blindness, affecting the poorest communities in the world.
Health workers dispensing the polio vaccine in Pakistan face violence and resistance as they go about their work.
Could a “prawn ladder” built into a dam wall aid in the fight against bilharzia in the Senegal basin?
A man from a leprosy colony in India talks about the difficulties he has faced since being diagnosed with the disease.
Health hero Rachna Kumari explains the devastating social exclusion cured leprosy sufferers still face.
Meet the scientists at ‘Mosquito city’ who are using unusual and innovative methods to tackle malaria.
A team in South Sudan tries to find out where a cattle herder with Guinea worm may have infected communal water sources.