A new report published by the Environmental Investigation Agency revealed incidents of corruption that involved Chinese criminal gangs smuggling ivory out of Tanzania with the help of corrupt Tanzanian officials.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
By Larisa Epatko
When Hailey Chalhoub and Eliza Madden, both 22, were sent to Tabora in northeastern Tanzania to help its residents with a nascent food processing business, they had their marching orders: make a profit.
Is an AIDS-free generation on the horizon? Not without the help of sex workers and other marginalized "key populations," public health officials say.
By Jason Kane
On a narrow, dusty street in Tanzania, two women are fighting the global battle against tuberculosis and HIV. One is a nurse, the other is a drug dealer.
Assessing the Substance and Symbolism of Obama's Africa Trip and Outreach…
President Barack Obama's last trip to Africa during his presidency -- before he returns this week -- was a 36-hour visit to Ghana in 2009. At the time, he told the Ghanaian Parliament, "Africa doesn't need strongmen, it needs strong…
The U.S. will launch a series of HIV prevention strategies to test whether an AIDS-free generation is really possible. Will this be a breakthrough moment?…
At San Francisco General Hospital, surgeons from developing countries are learning the latest techniques from top U.S. specialists. With just over 100 orthopedic surgeons serving the 80 million people of Kenya and Tanzania, it's admittedly a small step. But doctors…
By Talea Miller
Mobile phones are pervasive in the developing world, and now a new wave of mobile technology is dramatically changing the way health care workers provide services to rural communities in these regions.
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