About Jackie Marchildon

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

Stories

  1. Article: Climate Change Will Make Rice Less Healthy in Years to Come: Report
    Food & Hunger

    Climate Change Will Make Rice Less Healthy in Years to Come: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 24, 2018

    About 2 billion people around the world rely on rice as their primary food. Read more

  2. Article: These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries
    Water & Sanitation

    These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    Without access to items like sanitary pads, girls are often forced to miss school. Read more

  3. Article: The Ebola Vaccine Is a Huge Canadian Accomplishment — and It Sat on the Shelf for Years
    Health

    The Ebola Vaccine Is a Huge Canadian Accomplishment — and It Sat on the Shelf for Years

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    The last notable Ebola outbreak killed more than 11,300 people in West Africa. Read more

  4. Article: Ebola Vaccine Strategy in the Congo Uses Same Tactic That Helped Wipe Out Smallpox
    Health

    Ebola Vaccine Strategy in the Congo Uses Same Tactic That Helped Wipe Out Smallpox

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 22, 2018

    Ebola has killed a suspected 26 people in the Congo. Read more

  5. Article: This Low-Cost Device Purifies Water Using Only Paper and Sunlight
    Water & Sanitation

    This Low-Cost Device Purifies Water Using Only Paper and Sunlight

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 18, 2018

    Imagine what a device like this could mean for areas of the world lacking clean water. Read more

  6. Article: Some Lizards Have Green Blood — and It Might Protect Them From Malaria
    Health

    Some Lizards Have Green Blood — and It Might Protect Them From Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 18, 2018

    Going green could take on a whole new meaning. Read more

  7. Article: Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers
    Environment

    Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 17, 2018

    Another big win for the environment! Read more

  8. Article: The First Round of Ebola Vaccines Has Arrived in the Congo
    Health

    The First Round of Ebola Vaccines Has Arrived in the Congo

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 17, 2018

    An Ebola outbreak was officially declared on May 8. Read more

  9. Article: Malaria Changes How You Smell. That Could Be Extremely Useful to Doctors.
    Health

    Malaria Changes How You Smell. That Could Be Extremely Useful to Doctors.

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 16, 2018

    The smell of a person with malaria might just be the key to diagnosing it. Read more

  10. Article: This Man Overcame a Neglected Tropical Disease You've Probably Never Heard Of
    Health

    This Man Overcame a Neglected Tropical Disease You've Probably Never Heard Of

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 16, 2018

    And now, so will others in his village. Read more