This audio slideshow explains how a Thai research centre is fighting a more-dangerous strain of the parasite.
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In this video, discover how a new molecular biology laboratory could boost the nation’s genetic research.
This audio slideshow explains how a Thai clinic helps Burmese refugees and trains ethnic minority health workers.
South African trials test devices to detect the most infectious tuberculosis patients and track their movements.
Tapping into local knowledge is the best way to assess each slum’s most urgent needs, a conference has heard.
The Centers for Disease Control aims to help 30 high-risk nations boost their resistance to deadly pathogens.
In this podcast, we meet the researchers behind a trial that is taking a different approach to tackling the disease.
Moves to boost statistical capabilities for post-2015 development goals should include disabled people, says Sue Coe.
The decoded genome is aiding efforts to find drugs against a parasite that infects almost 600 million poor people.
Field tests are underway in Senegal as lab results show prawns cut numbers of the snails that transmit the parasite.
The disease persists in Pakistan but, as this audio slideshow reveals, the Taliban is targeting vaccination work.
The charity hopes other organisations will do likewise and this will bring health benefits to vulnerable communities.
The expert panel has been criticised for choosing feasible rather than novel ideas for neglected disease research.