The number of outpatient visits in December 2016 was about half of the average in the previous 6 months, and inpatient visits are down to less than a third of the usual
Liberia and Sierra Leone do not have any explicit national laws banning FGM/C, yet managed to record some of the biggest declines in prevalence among the countries that practice it.
Life expectancy at birth in some countries would increase by a decade or more if we were living in a world without AIDS. Bostwana, proportionally the hardest hit, would see its life expectancy go up by nearly 17 years.
Overall malaria infection prevalence in Africa has halved since the year 2000; 663 million clinical cases of malaria have been averted in the past 15 years
The story of sleeping sickness in Uganda tells us why you should definitely invite army generals and warlords to your next medical research conference.