Clinical trial shows weekly ‘friendship bench’ meetings with trained health staff relieve depression and anxiety.
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A forum has called for increased collaborations in cassava R&D to tackle food insecurity in Central Africa.
Hear Andreas Strecker of the German Research Foundation outline goals of collaborative work on neglected diseases.
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Hair samples taken from 22 sites across Pakistan show high exposure to mercury from agriculture and industry.
Giving self-test kits to women visiting clinics could increase HIV testing among men in Africa, a study says.
In an audio interview, Peter Piot discusses a private-sector partnership that draws on tech and puts patients first.
Progress has been made protecting children around the world, but how can we continue this trend, as well as assess children under the radar?
Research reveals that more than 4-in-10 health workers in India afflicted with latent tuberculosis.
Tarik Jasarevich discusses the pace of deterioration in Syria, its healthcare needs and how stakeholders are working on the ground to improve the situation.
Plans to pilot the drones in eight isolated towns aims to reduce waiting time from days to 45 minutes.
The ‘DHAKA score’ assesses dehydration in diarrhoea-affected children best, says new study.
Polio survivors contend with emergence of new disabilities decades after being treated for the disease.