Healthcare poses a complex challenge for developing countries, interweaving problems of science, health and development.
Efforts to eradicate polio by 2018 must ensure that people with disabilities are included in elimination strategies, says Sue Coe.
23 May 2013
With the global community gearing up for World Health Day, informal dialogues can build partnerships to drive health policy.
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.