A new report by the World Health Organization focuses on the social factors -- like poverty and unemployment -- that determine people's health.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is in ruins -- over five million of its people have died since 1998 and millions have been displaced.
Scientists are testing a vaccine that could make the AIDS cocktail, a blend of life-prolonging drugs with wicked side effects, a thing of the past.
A South African judge argues that laws that make it illegal for someone to transmit HIV to another person are bad public policy.
Health officials in Uganda would like to promote male circumcision as part of a campaign to reduce HIV/AIDS, but Uganda's president doesn't support the idea.
The Chinese government is struggling to provide health care to its population of 1.3 billion people.
The effects of coal pollution on the development of children born near a coal-fired power plant in Tongliang, China.
Advertising agencies enlisted to promote hand-washing in effort to reduce infant mortality around the world.
The debate in the Senate over the AIDS bill may not just be about money; often global AIDS attracts a debate on abortion.
The search for a healthcare system which provides universal access, quality care and a healthier population at an acceptable price.