Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The DRC's Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis

It's been eight months since the start of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By the beginning of April, almost 700 people have succumbed to the disease, making this the second worst Ebola ...

Health

Baby deaths soar 30% in Venezuela: ministry

Deaths of babies soared by 30 percent last year in Venezuela, hit by shortages of food and medicine in an economic and political crisis, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Health

Nepal facing 'medical crisis' as supplies run short

Bindu Ghimire's chemotherapy appointment is approaching, but supplies of the drugs the 61-year-old desperately needs are in short supply as a political crisis in her native Nepal deepens.