About Jackie Marchildon

Jackie Marchildon is Global Citizen’s managing editor for North America, 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 New Bill Aims to End Environmental Racism in Canada

    This New Bill Aims to End Environmental Racism in Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 26, 2021

    The First Nations water crisis is just one example of environmental racism. Read more

  2. Article: Women-Owned Businesses Are Taking Nearly Double the Time to Recover From COVID-19: Report

    Women-Owned Businesses Are Taking Nearly Double the Time to Recover From COVID-19: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 23, 2021

    A new study by FreshBooks showed this issue affected all industries in Canada. Read more

  3. Article: World Health Organization Approves COVID-19 Vaccines to Be Shipped to Africa
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    World Health Organization Approves COVID-19 Vaccines to Be Shipped to Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 16, 2021

    Two versions of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be distributed globally through COVAX. Read more

  4. Article: How Has History Shaped the Black Community's View of Vaccines?
    Global Citizen AsksHealth

    How Has History Shaped the Black Community's View of Vaccines?

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 11, 2021

    “There's a difference between being hesitant and being an anti-vaxxer.” Read more

  5. Article: Canada Pledges $2.5 Million to Improve Gender Equality for Black Women and Girls

    Canada Pledges $2.5 Million to Improve Gender Equality for Black Women and Girls

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 4, 2021

    The new project will be developed and implemented by the Black community. Read more

  6. Article: How Dangerous Are the New COVID-19 Variants?
    Global Citizen ExplainsHealth

    How Dangerous Are the New COVID-19 Variants?

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 29, 2021

    New variants are no surprise, but they could present new challenges to COVID-19 recovery plans. Read more

  7. Article: The WHO Just Launched a New Plan to Tackle 20 Neglected Tropical Diseases
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    The WHO Just Launched a New Plan to Tackle 20 Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 28, 2021

    The roadmap includes targets to fully eradicate two diseases. Read more

  8. Article: This Online Calculator Tells You When You Can Expect to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Canada
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    This Online Calculator Tells You When You Can Expect to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2021

    Users can find out when they might get a vaccine by answering a few easy questions. Read more

  9. Article: This Foundation Has a Plan to Get COVID-19 Testing Into All Public Schools in the US

    This Foundation Has a Plan to Get COVID-19 Testing Into All Public Schools in the US

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 16, 2020

    And it aims to do so by March. Read more

  10. Article: Ask an Expert: Why Are There So Many COVID-19 Vaccines — and Is It Better to Have More?
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    Ask an Expert: Why Are There So Many COVID-19 Vaccines — and Is It Better to Have More?

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 15, 2020

    Vaccines have been approved — so why are we still developing others? Read more