Violence by rebel groups and hostility by some locals challenge health workers.
Dec. 1 marks the 30th World AIDS Day—and despite leaps forward in medicine and awareness in affluent parts of the world, it’s still a big problem elsewhere.
A judge holds that a federal law protecting girls from the procedure is unconstitutional and that regulation lies with the states.
In a worrying shift, the outbreak has now reached a city, where the infection is more easily passed on.
In the richest countries, health costs associated with the fuels is six times larger than the grants the industry receives, report shows.
As foundations and wealthy individuals funnel money into global development, what "solutions" are they pursuing?
"If these agreements open trade yet close the door to affordable medicines, we have to ask the question: Is this really progress at all?" said Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization, at a health care conference in Geneva on Thursday.
A United Nations health body says bacon, sausage and ham rank right up there with cigarettes, alcohol and asbestos as top carcinogens. But not all experts are convinced.