Healthcare poses a complex challenge for developing countries, interweaving problems of science, health and development.
With the global community gearing up for World Health Day, informal dialogues can build partnerships to drive health policy.
International bodies are offering true research opportunities, but African funding is needed to prepare the ground, writes Linda Nordling.
28 March 2013
Careful assessment and policies on genetically modified crops could contribute to agricultural development and food security.
21 June 2012
Source: Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
A multitasking microchip that can test blood samples for diseases including malaria and sleeping sickness has been launched in Singapore.
21 May 2013
A study reveals a link between urbanisation and malaria, raising hope that cities sprouting in developing nations will help reduce malaria.