A new initiative aims to map antihomicide efforts across the violence-plagued region.
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Once in the system, people with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities can remain trapped forever. Now, a coalition of advocates is altering the landscape.
Traumatized yet resilient, the region is rebounding after the outbreak that claimed 10,000 lives.
Two years after the worst health crisis ever to hit West Africa, entrepreneurship, community, and joy are returning to Sierra Leone.
Pro-Brexit leaders claimed that by leaving the European Union, the UK could shore up the National Health Service. Instead, they may have imperiled it.
A new study shows how sex workers are made more vulnerable by police seizures of condoms as evidence of illegal activity.
Despite an array of life-threatening challenges, young children in Liberia are finding support in a country that’s making strides in early childhood development.
Some of those most likely to contract HIV—particularly people who use drugs—are largely ignored at a major AIDS conference this week.
Laws that keep abortion services far from where women live are a form of social exclusion that women’s rights advocates call “abortion exile.”
By recognizing why people with addictions make the choices they do, policy makers can see the futility of punitive drug policies.
The practice of incarcerating tuberculosis patients was rebuked by the country’s High Court, putting an end to a dangerous and inhumane practice.