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2019 Goalkeepers Report: Major inequalities...

“You have almost half a billion people who live in communities without access to basic health and education," says Bill Gates.

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Kenya adopts world's first malaria vaccine...

The vaccine targets the deadliest and most common form of malaria parasite in Africa.

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HIV positive man inspires Makerere University...

“By P.6 proceeding to secondary school, I was well aware that I had the HIV virus which I knew was deadly and a disaster to human life,”

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Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally...

The United Nations estimates that nearly a billion people worldwide are malnourished, while nearly two billion are "overnourished".

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Canadian team reports success in transplanting...

Some US hospitals, particularly in Boston, have already transplanted infected donor organs into people without hepatitis C.

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Parents urged to keep girls in schools to...

'We need to prevent Obstetric Fistula by sensitising young girls to stay in schools, avoid early marriages and produce children at the right age'

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One country's DIY battle against HIV

A small team of young and stylishly-dressed "peer educators" convince men aged between 18 and 30 to take the tests, which are self-administered.

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Babies born in poorest nations still face...

Of the 10 highest-risk countries, eight are in sub-Saharan Africa, countries where "pregnant women are much less likely to receive assistance," due to...

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‘Health threats cannot be managed by the...

When it comes to non-communicable diseases (such as diabetes, cancer, chronic kidney disease and heart disease), Dr. Karuiki decried the fact that unhealthy...

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Half the world lacks access to health services...

The report is a key point of discussion at the global Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017, currently taking place in Tokyo, Japan.

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When mobile phones came to Uganda...

President Yoweri Museveni encouraged other investors to emulate Celtel and “invest in the future of Uganda”.