Africa

Shameemah Abrahams

Christiaan Barnard

Joerg Albrecht

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital of Soweto

Chris Bird

Abandon

Sara Buck

Of starlit huts and Sahelian sand

Enrique Chaves-Carballo

Origin of yellow fever

Emeka Chibuikem V.

The mysterious Red Cross boy

The man who hated hospital

Ohakpougwu Chukwuebuka Emmanuel

The lost papyrus? Eureka! An African voice

George Dunea

Hasting Banda: family doctor turned tyrant

Obinna Ejide

Health care in Nigeria

Ahmed Elhag

The Sufi healers of Sudan: caring for those without carenew

Blood donation in South Sudan

Victor John Etuk

A tribe’s fattening culture and its impact on health

Kenneth Michael Felsenstein

Scarification: harmful cultural practice or vehicle to higher being?

Stephen Marcus Finn

C. Louis Leipoldt: the polymath physician and literary giant

James Franklin

All too human: the mountain gorillas of Uganda

Joseph Hundeyin

Why do Nigerians Die

David O. Irabor

Visitation from the village

Asayya Imaya

A change in mindset

Odia Iyoha

Kokumo: the child will not die again

Anne Jacobson

The Great Rift Valley

Ntombi Kgosana and Phenyo Montsho

Traditional circumcision in South Africa

Sheillah Maonga

African medicine

M. Sophia Newman

The hidden history of Lomidine

Lom Bryan-Bill Ning

Quinine and the cinchona plant: gain or bane for Africa?

Ofor, Joshua Obase-Otumoyi

Gruesome traditional medical practices in Nigerianew

Kenneth Okpomo

Making history by eradicating Ebola

Wangira Dorcas Osunga

Letter from South Sudan: war through a mother’s eyes

Anne L. Rooney

Nothing prepares you for this

Robert Schenck

A trip to the leprosarium: forgotten people and their hope for treatment

Beukou Steve

The paradox of blood donation

Marcia Whitney-Schenck

Prayers from Africa

What God gives: prayers from Africa