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Power Cuts in South Africa Wreak Havoc on Health Care

New and alternative energy solutions are needed to keep pace with hospitals' needs

Omicron and the Scramble from Africa

"Travel bans are based on political agendas, not science, and certainly not on respect," says a physician from Namibia

Poverty

The Fight Against Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

A photo series depicting people living with TB

Migration

Spread of COVID-19 Variants Adds to Urgency of Disease Control Efforts

Increasing evidence suggests new COVID-19 variants are more transmissible between people

Gender

Afraid to Die, Afraid to Go to the Clinic

Amplifying tuberculosis survivor perspectives to encourage men to seek care for COVID-19 in South Africa and elsewhere

Gender

Violence in Times of Coronavirus—The Ugly Truth

We cannot afford to unsee domestic abuse after COVID-19—we need a world free from violence against women and children

Governance

Which Governments Prioritize Health Spending?

As COVID-19 causes simultaneous health and economic crises worldwide, it's an opportunity to evaluate health spending

Aging

Mothers, Children, and the Terrible Choice Between COVID-19 and Other Infections

Decisive action is required now to protect the most vulnerable from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during the pandemic

Governance

What We Ask About Coronavirus in Africa

Search query data from 21 African countries reveal public perceptions, gaps in knowledge, and opportunities to educate

Urbanization

Coronavirus in East Africa

Disease-induced divisions and challenges to regional blocs are set to deepen in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

Governance

Expertise, Coronavirus, and the New Normal

North–south divide in the time of coronavirus may be a preview of what will emerge on other side of the pandemic

Governance

South Africa’s War on COVID-19

Key dates, interventions, and impacts of responses are helping to create a community of practice among African countries

Poverty

Where WASH Figures in the COVID-19 Fight

Hard-sought health security in sub-Saharan Africa should build on WASH programs, which are already proven to save lives