For the first time in decades, tuberculosis is on the rise. Governments must mobilize the funds they’ve already committed for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
The parasitic disease kala-azar, or black fever, may lead to a secondary illness, which can spark new infections.
In a new study, patients with TB who gained weight in the first two months of treatment cut their mortality risk by 60 percent.
South Africa is committed to single-payer health care, but achieving it won’t be easy.
Edna Adan Ismail has broken molds and built institutions. She hopes her example will be one that inspires women across Africa.
Lab-grown mosquitoes are infected with Wolbachia bacteria, which prevents dengue virus transmission to humans.
Kenyans remember President Jimmy Carter as the man who defeated the guinea worm. The disease is on schedule to be eradicated by 2030.
The world is experiencing a water and sanitation crisis. Water microbiologist Joan Rose says sustainable water infrastructure is the future.
Millions of lives have been saved since President George W. Bush established the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in 2003—but what’s next?
The global health system isn't serving everyone. Nations prioritizing health security over humanitarian aid need to correct course.