Africa Health

Ifeanyi Orazulike delivers health information and support to sexual minorities in Abuja, Nigeria.

Video African Anti-Gay Laws Challenge Health Care

In Nigeria and Uganda, prohibitions drive off people who need medical aid, some say More

The Arwa clinic, center,  that was closed after the clinic Doctor got infected by the Ebola virus in the capital city of Freetown, Sierra Leone, July 15, 2014..

Sierra Leone Religious Leaders Criticize Government Handling of Ebola

Leaders say lack of information is prompting rural communities to shun medical help More

Woman in African dress with baby

African Moms Go Digital for Better Healthcare

Telecommunications companies are partnering to improve maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa More

A Rwandan youth is tested for the AIDS virus before he receives a free male circumcision at the Shingiro Health Center in Musanze. (Courtesy the Global Fund)

Study: No Circumcision Link to Risky Behavior

Kenyan study shows men actually increase protection methods after circumcision More

International AIDS Society president Françoise Barre-Sinoussi of France addresses the media in  Melbourne on July 19, 2014 while executive director Owen Ryan of Switzerland (L) and president-elect Chris Beyrer (R) (R) of the US look on.

Video AIDS Society Mourns Researchers, Experts Killed in MH17 Crash

Officials say death of their colleagues comes as serious blow on eve of association's annual conference beginning Sunday in Melbourne More

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Top AIDS Researcher Killed in Malaysia Plane Crash

Dr. Joep Lange was en route to Melbourne, Australia, to participate in the International AIDS Conference which begins on Sunday

Malawi Sex Initiation Puts Girls at Risk for HIV

Coming-of-age rite matches girls with older men who have multiple partners

Pregnancy Disorder Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Protein

Some 75,000 women in industrialized world die each year as a result of preeclampsia, a poorly understood pregnancy complication

Study: Malaria Parasite Has Achilles Heel

Researchers say protein pore could be drug target

UN: Global AIDS Epidemic Can Be Tamed by 2030

Deaths and new HIV infections drop; of 35 million with HIV, 13 million get treatment

Nigeria Hopes to Eradicate Polio Despite Insurgency

Military offensive against Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram opens corridor for mobile units of health workers to vaccinate children in parts of the northeast