Uganda's parliament has passed sweeping new anti-LGBTQ+ laws with tougher punishments, making some acts punishable by death.
Since the outbreak began in September, eight children have died — and there is no approved vaccine. But doctors are hopeful that public health measures may be enough to stop the spread.
A study found that giving direct food support to women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa cut their risk of contracting HIV by 64%, because it alleviated the pressure to engage in high-risk sex.
Dr. Benjamin Black talks about Belly Woman: Birth, Blood and Ebola — the inside story of what it was like to face a terrifying epidemic in West Africa.
With an outbreak of the deadly disease declared in Uganda, travelers who have been to the African country within 21 days of arriving in the U.S. will be subject to enhanced screening.
Ugandan schools were shut for nearly 2 years due to the pandemic. High schoolers were glad to see the shutdown end early this year. But for many, school fees stand in the way of a return to class.
Schools in Uganda were shut nearly 2 years due to the pandemic. Now they're open again, although millions of kids won't go back. We speak to 6 teens about their plans and hopes.
When Hilda Flavia Nakabuye was a girl, a severe storm flooded her family's farm. Now she realizes that climate change was a factor — and she's become an advocate for change.
John Baptist Mukasa is one of the 4 million-plus people around the globe who have died because of this pandemic. His death is a reminder of the devastating toll of COVID-19.
As COVID surges, so does demand for oxygen. And oxygen manufacturing plants simply can't keep up. That's bad news not only for severely ill COVID-19 patients but others in need, including newborns.
A judge ruled Monday that security forces surrounding the home of Bobi Wine, who lost a disputed election to President Yoweri Museveni, must leave. It's not clear if the ruling will be obeyed.
President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, spoke to NPR ahead of Thursday's election. His main challenger, Bobi Wine, said Tuesday the military had killed his driver and his home had been raided.
Renee Bach ran a treatment center for severely malnourished children in Uganda. Over five years, 105 died. This week, a lawsuit by two mothers who each lost a son was settled with a cash payment.