About Jackie Marchildon

Jackie Marchildon is the senior bilingual editor for Global Citizen, based in Toronto, Ontario. She is the principal reporter for Canada, as well as the lead reporter on global health, covering issues ranging from foreign policy and universal health coverage, to disease outbreaks and immunization efforts, to polio eradication. Jackie is especially interested in how gender influences global health. Her noteworthy reporting includes a reporting project on female genital mutilation in Canada.

Stories

  1. Article: This Global Health Agency Just Turned 20. To Celebrate, It’s Going to Vaccinate 300 Million Children.

    This Global Health Agency Just Turned 20. To Celebrate, It’s Going to Vaccinate 300 Million Children.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 22, 2020

    Gavi was launched in Davos 20 years ago — and has vaccinated 760 million children since then. Read more

  2. Article: The UAE Will Host a Global Goal Live Festival in Dubai and Other Big News From Davos

    The UAE Will Host a Global Goal Live Festival in Dubai and Other Big News From Davos

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 21, 2020

    These announcements impact everything from global health to outer space. Read more

  3. Article: This New Tool Works Like Shazam — But for Identifying Deadly Mosquitos

    This New Tool Works Like Shazam — But for Identifying Deadly Mosquitos

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 9, 2020

    There’s an app for that. Read more

  4. Article: Top CEOs Have Already Made More in 2020 Than Most Canadians Will All Year

    Top CEOs Have Already Made More in 2020 Than Most Canadians Will All Year

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 6, 2020

    Canada’s average top-earning CEO made $11.8 million in 2018. Read more

  5. Article: These Were Our Most-Read Stories About Global Health in 2019

    These Were Our Most-Read Stories About Global Health in 2019

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2019

    A look at the best and worst in global health this year. Read more

  6. Article: The 10 Biggest Global Health Wins of 2019

    The 10 Biggest Global Health Wins of 2019

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2019

    It’s time to celebrate some remarkable advancements in global health. Read more

  7. Article: Chris Martin Just Took to the Global Citizen Stage With Stormzy to Celebrate Amazing Activists

    Chris Martin Just Took to the Global Citizen Stage With Stormzy to Celebrate Amazing Activists

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 18, 2019

    Martin became the Global Citizen Festival Curator in 2015 — and has been inspiring us ever since. Read more

  8. Feature: Ask an Activist: How Can I Combat Vaccine Misinformation?
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    Ask an Activist: How Can I Combat Vaccine Misinformation?

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 3, 2019

    Vaccine activist Thomas Breuer is the chief medical officer of GSK Vaccines. Read more

  9. Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Kareen Awadalla From Toronto

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Kareen Awadalla From Toronto

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 2, 2019

    "Global Citizen made me realize that small action and simple changes could have huge consequences." Read more

  10. Article: This Is How Far We've Come Since the Last World AIDS Day
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    This Is How Far We've Come Since the Last World AIDS Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 28, 2019

    This year marked some important milestones in the fight to end this global epidemic. Read more