Keeping hearts healthy is the order of the day

Significant advances have been made in the treatment of heart disease, but now the focus is switching to its prevention, as Lilian Anekwe reports

Emotional involvement is empowering

Female philanthropy is an emerging trend which is gathering pace as more women of worth give their time, energy and commitment – as well as hard cash – to those in need, writes Peter Archer

Seeing problems in genes can prevent sight loss

Many eye conditions are now believed to have genetic links, so it’s important to keep your optometrist informed about eye health in your family, writes Yvonne Gordon

Focus on photographic images

Michael Pritchard, director general of the Royal Photographic Society, plots the progress of photography to a fully accepted art form

Smart women can lead recovery

Caroline Neville, founder member and president of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) UK, stresses the importance of entrepreneurial spirit in the beauty industry

Impact investing creates template for responsible capitalism

Making a profit while addressing social and environmental challenges is proving popular among wealthy donors and investors, writes Alexandra Tracy

From Ghana to a Peckham high-rise

Empowerment and money-saving community involvement could help stop the spread of HIV, writes Rowenna Davis who visited a scheme in south London

Business leads the way

Whether through self-interest or altruism, multinational companies play an increasingly important role in combating HIV. Kathryn Tully meets two key figures in the global campaign to save lives