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: Watch! Lady Gaga Reminds Us to ‘Smile’ During Beautiful 'One World: Together At Home' Performance

    Watch! Lady Gaga Reminds Us to ‘Smile’ During Beautiful 'One World: Together At Home' Performance

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 19, 2020

    Lada Gaga has been a powerful voice in the fight to combat COVID-19. Read more

  2. Article: A New Youth-Led Organization Just Launched to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

    A New Youth-Led Organization Just Launched to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 27, 2020

    The End the Neglect campaign aims to raise awareness and call for action on the elimination of NTDs. Read more

  3. Article: Jan. 30 Is the First-Ever World NTD Day. What That Means — and Why It Matters

    Jan. 30 Is the First-Ever World NTD Day. What That Means — and Why It Matters

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 30, 2020

    Neglected tropical diseases affect more than 1.5 billion people worldwide. Read more

  4. Article: These Global Citizens Took Home Grammys This Year

    These Global Citizens Took Home Grammys This Year

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 27, 2020

    "Music is that one language we all know how to speak." Read more

  5. 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  and  Maria Camila Montañez|Jan. 22, 2020

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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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