New vaccine against diarrhoeal disease
In Bangladesh the Shigella- and E. coli bacteria kill 100,000 people every year, most of them children. Researchers are now trying to develop a vaccine against the aggressive disease, shigellosis.
Postponing the total collapse
Domestic violence and divorce are increasing in Palestine, as are the level of crime and child abuse. A new Master’s programme in psychology will address the problems.
Russia: The Unhappy People
It has been said that it is hard for a foreigner to capture the Russian soul. The Russian melancholy is a collective feeling of loss and heavy burdens.
Rural Mozambique goes solar
A research collaboration between Mozambique and Norway aims to improve the everyday lives of rural villagers by the use of solar energy.
Teaching children in their mother tongue in Mozambique
Portuguese is the language of instruction in all schools in Mozambique, although most children don’t understand it when they start school. This is now about to change.
HIV-specialists in high demand in Zambia
In a country struggling with an extreme HIV epidemic, the University of Zambia is educating neuropsychologists to deal with the huge demand for professionals.