Health Ministry employees empty a shop selling fake medicine in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

When the drugs don’t work

There has been a dramatic rise in heart disease in Africa over the past 25 years – a situation made worse by fake medicines on the market. Now doctors are beginning to fight for change, as Lea Surugue reports.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018

Male baldness v malaria?

Simon Trace on the skewed priorities of medical research.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

Letter from Botswana: 'There's a good side to this HIV'

A new birth offers a sign of hope for Lauri Kubuitsile.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012

Is animal testing necessary to advance medical research?

Pro-testing activist Laurie Pycroft and Helen Marston, who heads an organization that campaigns against the use of animals, focus on the key issues. Join the debate!

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011

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Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Technology justice May, 2016
Protection racket June, 2012
The far right gets respectable June, 2011