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  • Kenya's boat doctors provide treatment to coastal communities

    In many parts of the world, doctors will usually get in their car if they need to visit patients. But in small coastal communities in Kenya, doctors and dentists are reaching those in need in a more traditional way.

    Kenya's boat doctors provide treatment to coastal communities
    Kenya's boat doctors provide treatment to coastal communities

    In many parts of the world, doctors will usually get in their car if they need to visit patients. But in small coastal communities in Kenya, doctors and dentists are reaching those in need in a more traditional way.

    02:23Jul 18, 2017

  • More than 1,700 dead in Yemen's cholera outbreak

    Piles of rubbish, market stalls and stagnant water are being cleared from the streets of Yemen's capital Sanaa to try and stop the spread of cholera.

    More than 1,700 dead in Yemen's cholera outbreak
  • Yemen cholera crisis: UN condemns 'man-made scandal'

    The UN humanitarian chief has warned that cases of cholera in Yemen have increased dramatically in what he has described as a man-made disaster.

    Yemen cholera crisis: UN condemns 'man-made scandal'
  • Toy guns and mental health: Syrian children play out war traumas

    psychiatrists in Syria are warning playing with toy guns can be extremely harmful when children are stressed by war.

    Toy guns and mental health: Syrian children play out war traumas
  • Mexico: Efforts made to increase teen pregnancy awareness

    Around 214 million women in developing nations, who want to avoid getting pregnant are not using contraception.

    Mexico: Efforts made to increase teen pregnancy awareness
  • South Sudan: Devastating impact of war on children's mental health

    A four year civil war has taken a heavy toll on South Sudan's population, with more than a million children forced from their homes. And the trauma of conflict is having a deep psychological impact on the country's youngest citizens.

    South Sudan: Devastating impact of war on children's mental health