About Jackie Marchildon

Jackie Marchildon is the Senior Bilingual Editor at Global Citizen in Toronto.

Stories

  1. Article: This Neglected Tropical Disease Just Hit a Historic Low Worldwide
    Health

    This Neglected Tropical Disease Just Hit a Historic Low Worldwide

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 18, 2019

    In 1986, there were an estimated 3.5 million cases every year across 21 countries. Read more

  2. Article: Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now
    Health

    Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 17, 2019

    The Gateses have invested $10 million into global health initiatives in the last 10 years. Read more

  3. Article: The World Health Organization Just Listed the Top 10 Global Health Threats for 2019
    Health

    The World Health Organization Just Listed the Top 10 Global Health Threats for 2019

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 16, 2019

    The threats include climate change, the anti-vaxxer movement, and a looming pandemic. Read more

  4. Article: Scientists May Have Found a Way to Kill This Microbe That Eats Human Brains
    Health

    Scientists May Have Found a Way to Kill This Microbe That Eats Human Brains

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 15, 2019

    The stuff of nightmares, these organisms may soon be defeated. Read more

  5. Article: Saudi Teen Fleeing Her Family Has Been Granted Asylum as 'Brave New Canadian'
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Teen Fleeing Her Family Has Been Granted Asylum as 'Brave New Canadian'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 14, 2019

    She arrived in Toronto on Jan. 12th from Seoul, South Korea. Read more

  6. Article: WHO's Director-General Says It Is Committed to Ending Polio Forever
    Health

    WHO's Director-General Says It Is Committed to Ending Polio Forever

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2019

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated, but it persists in three remaining countries. Read more

  7. Article: The Flu Has Already Killed 3 Unvaccinated Preschoolers in This Canadian Province
    Health

    The Flu Has Already Killed 3 Unvaccinated Preschoolers in This Canadian Province

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 10, 2019

    Vaccines act as the first line of defence against influenza. Read more

  8. Article: NYC Just Launched a Health Insurance Program That Could Help Thousands of Low-Income Residents
    Health

    NYC Just Launched a Health Insurance Program That Could Help Thousands of Low-Income Residents

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 9, 2019

    This program will cover 600,000 uninsured New Yorkers. Read more

  9. Article: Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Gets Shortlisted for Oscars
    Water & Sanitation

    Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Gets Shortlisted for Oscars

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 7, 2019

    The film shows the impact of the "Padman." Read more

  10. Article: These Were Our Most-Read Stories About Global Health in 2018
    Health

    These Were Our Most-Read Stories About Global Health in 2018

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2018

    These stories led the way for Global Goal 3. Read more