In Malawi, a project that used football to attract the youth and educate them on HIV/AIDS increased testing for HIV by about 30 per cent within this population.
Scientists fear a new Ebola strain might emerge in the Democratic Republic of Congo if two versions of the disease mix together to form a new, potentially deadlier version.
Carrying diseases such as chikungunya or dengue fever, the tiger mosquito is found in French overseas territories but also in the south of France. It is therefore essential to control this species, which raises new issues about control methods.
Data collection and processing will help to fight the COVID-19 in Africa, and to tackle other sustainable development issues on the long term.
Interruptions to vaccination programmes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could result in new waves of measles or polio outbreaks, health experts warn.
There is a double challenge, to change competely global energy production so that everybody get enough without adding greenhouse gases emissions.
African institutions are full members of a worldwide coalition to fight COVID-19.
The use of antibiotics in aquaculture is likely to increase with climate change, leading to the emergence of more resistant bacteria.
The coronavirus pandemics should remind governements that supporting science and scientist is an important long term effort. The case for Nigeria.
Indigenous communities around the globe are closing borders in an effort to avoid a potentially devastating coronavirus outbreak in their territories.