Senior correspondent Ray Suarez reports from Tanzania on a community drug distribution system being used to prevent river blindness, one of the conditions considered a "neglected tropical disease" because of its low profile in comparison to HIV, TB or malaria.
In the first installment of a three-part series on health care challenges in the east African nation of Tanzania, Ray Suarez reports on how health officials there have had to come up with new training efforts in order to meet…
By PBS NewsHour
New South African President Jacob Zuma replaced Barbara Hogan as health minister this week, in a move that disappointed many in the HIV/AIDS advocacy and medical community.
"In the Continuum" reaches across continents to track the separate lives of two young women, one African and the other African-American, as they deal with the grave realities of the AIDS epidemic.
Seattle-based coffee company Pura Vida's core mission is to help its bean growers in Central America improve their lives. NewsHour special correspondent Lee Hochberg reports.
With so many South Africans struck down by AIDS, a generation of children is watching their parents die and being forced to form new family units. In his third report from South Africa, Ray Suarez explores the plight of AIDS…
South Africa's new health minister is promoting testing, treatment and frank dialogue about HIV. But many challenges lie ahead in managing the epidemic, as Ray Suarez reports in the first of his three-part series of reports from South Africa.
Male circumcision, which was recommended in 2007 by the World Health Organization as a prevention method for HIV, is receiving new attention from countries like South Africa that are struggling to fight the epidemic.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A mobile health project in South Africa is using cell phone text messages to reach people in even the most remote areas of the country to encourage them to get information and counseling on HIV/AIDS.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
With Congress taking up 2009 foreign operations appropriations this week, the head of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has been meeting with lawmakers to stress the importance of foreign health aid in tough economic times.
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