It took a British doc, a simple recipe for liquid morphine and a lot of re-education.
Translation: Global Health and Development is not an acronym-free zone. Hope this helps you make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms.
Viral videos come from every corner of the planet. Here's a look at some of the year's most popular YouTube videos from the developing world.
Ethiopia is grappling with an epic drought that could lead to famine. Here's why the world isn't stepping up.
Two earthquakes, a delayed constitution and unrest on the Indian border: The Year of the Monkey can't come soon enough.
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Fistula, an injury that can result from childbirth, causes incontinence. Health groups supported the idea of a film, but nobody wanted to back it. That didn't stop Stephanie Linus from making Dry.
The World Health Organization has declared Guinea free of Ebola. The deadliest Ebola outbreak on record is thought to have originated from Guinea nearly two years ago.
After two years and over 2,500 deaths, the country's epidemic has officially ended, the World Health Organization says. Health groups will be watching to ensure the virus doesn't re-emerge.
The actor who plays Finn, a disillusioned Stormtrooper in the new film, has said he's "a confident, Nigerian, black, chocolate man." Nigerian filmgoers are over the moon.