Governments, development partners and non-governmental organizations are critical players in advancing universal health coverage, but they can’t do it alone. The private sector has a crit...
Using the best in psychology, neuroscience, and developmental science, a new community of researchers is testing dozens of interventions to strengthen human relationships.
The interdependence between healthcare and climate change represents a unique opportunity to mitigate climate change and have a positive impact on human health.
New technologies are being developed that could spell the end for this lethal threat.
More than 100 million people are pushed into extreme poverty because they have to pay for their healthcare out-of-pocket, writes the World Economic Forum's Vanessa Candeias, Head of Shapi...
Social media giants are limiting the information they share about vaccinations to reliable sources, a move against false reports that have led to a spread of measles.
The new development combines robotics with current surgery techniques, reducing the risks. The 'robot-threads' are made mostly of water and can survive inside the human body.
Bob and David Gramling are combining palliative care expertise, linguistics and AI to encourage more effective conversations between doctors and people receiving end-of-life care.
Emerging economies are projected to surpass mature economies in overall generation of data by 2020. The volume of healthcare data, one of the fastest growing segments of data, is estimate...
This socially conscious form of investment can help plug the gaps in healthcare left by the struggling public sector in many African countries.
The World Health Organisation has warned that cases of measles are three times higher than they were last year. There have been a suspected 6.7 million cases so far this year.
The practice of female gential mutilation (FGM) is increasingly questioned in Somaliland.
The technologies of the 4IR don't necessarily need massive infrastructural support – so they could transform public service delivery in Africa all the more directly.
Western donors have traditionally driven African philanthropy, but the continent's economic growth means it is now in a position to help itself.
Data can help understand and close the health gap between rural and urban areas.