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But despite rise in testing, many patients carry on buying inappropriate medication, finds Ugandan trial.
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This audio feature examines evidence that an antiretroviral pill may protect homosexual men at risk of infection.
This audio slideshow visits Sri Lanka’s resilient healthcare system ten years after the natural disaster.
Only about a third of pledged funding has been paid since the WHO declared an emergency, says analysis.
The foundation aims to look less at technology and more at delivery to target polio and other diseases.
Shortage of clean fresh water deemed greatest global risk in terms of impact in World Economic Forum report.
But it will mean organising health systems so that they meet disabled people’s unique needs, says Hannah Kuper.
With few psychiatrists on the continent, could non-specialists fill the gap? Theresa Taylor investigates.
These pieces capture the contribution science is making to mainstream development, says Nick Ishmael Perkins.
A global system can tackle e-waste until developing countries can do so themselves, say Ruediger Kuehr and Feng Wang.
The Ebola response shows how firms can raise and deliver funding more quickly than other sectors, says Noshua Watson.
In this podcast, Ebola’s co-discoverer discusses the new outbreak’s implications for emergency health response.