About Jackie Marchildon

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

Stories

  1. Article: A Second Person Was Cured of HIV. Here's What 6 Activists Have to Say About It.
    Health

    A Second Person Was Cured of HIV. Here's What 6 Activists Have to Say About It.

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 21, 2019

    The news is being hailed by some as a scientific breakthrough. Read more

  2. Article: Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study
    Health

    Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 18, 2019

    Every day, more than 800 women die due to preventable pregnancy and childbirth complications. Read more

  3. Article: Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment
    Health

    Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|March 15, 2019

    Chagas disease affects an estimated 6 to 7 million people around the world. Read more

  4. Article: Canada Says It's Reached Record-Low Poverty. Experts Say There's More to the Story.
    Citizenship

    Canada Says It's Reached Record-Low Poverty. Experts Say There's More to the Story.

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 13, 2019

    An outdated measurement of poverty could be skewing the data. Read more

  5. Article: This Canada School District Is the Country's First to Offer Free Pads and Tampons
    Water & Sanitation

    This Canada School District Is the Country's First to Offer Free Pads and Tampons

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 4, 2019

    One in three Canadian women under 25 has struggled to afford menstrual products. Read more

  6. Feature: These Are the Faces of the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation
    FeatureGirls & Women

    These Are the Faces of the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|March 1, 2019

    Dysturb and UNFPA’s photo exhibit in New York aims to raise awareness of FGM around the world. Read more

  7. Article: Pediatrics Staff Claps Back at Anti-Vaxxers With Brilliant Custom-Made T-Shirts
    Health

    Pediatrics Staff Claps Back at Anti-Vaxxers With Brilliant Custom-Made T-Shirts

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

    Vaccines cause adults, not autism. Read more

  8. Article: This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar
    Water & Sanitation

    This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar

    By Carmen SingerImogen CalderwoodJackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

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

  9. Article: Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report
    Health

    Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 22, 2019

    Cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year. Read more

  10. Article: Unvaccinated Teens in Vancouver Are Secretly Asking Doctors For Measles Vaccines
    Health

    Unvaccinated Teens in Vancouver Are Secretly Asking Doctors For Measles Vaccines

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 20, 2019

    A measles outbreak has been reported in BC. Read more