Shortage of clean fresh water deemed greatest global risk in terms of impact in World Economic Forum report.
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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.
The UN has attacked abuse based on sexual orientation, but Africa shows the problem’s scale, says Monica Tabengwa.
These experts enabled front-line medical teams to get through to local people, reports Amzath Fassassi.
This video describes the tools available and discusses the challenges that remain for wiping out the disease.
New guide lists a set of core principles for strengthening research capacity in low- and middle-income countries.
Researchers use free Malaria Boxes to hunt for possible drugs, and now Pathogen Boxes are promised in 2015.
The world’s first vaccine against leprosy is set for toxicology testing this year and clinical trial by 2015.