Most Recent Content from: Jacky Habib

  • Article: Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio
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    Zambia's Health Minister Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Polio

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 22, 2019

    A 2-year-old boy has been found to have the virus. Read more

  • Article: This Ugandan Activist Has a New Strategy for Reaching People Most at Risk From HIV

    This Ugandan Activist Has a New Strategy for Reaching People Most at Risk From HIV

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 21, 2019

    More than 1.4 million people in Uganda are living with HIV. Read more

  • Article: 3 Million People Can’t Access Tuberculosis Treatment: Report

    3 Million People Can’t Access Tuberculosis Treatment: Report

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 18, 2019

    In 2018, 1.5 million people died of the disease. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Launches First National Blood Bank in Decades

    Somalia Launches First National Blood Bank in Decades

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 17, 2019

    The facility will have a storage capacity of 10,000 units of blood. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Will Immunize 18 Million Children Against Measles Over 5 Days

    Uganda Will Immunize 18 Million Children Against Measles Over 5 Days

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 17, 2019

    The vaccinations will occur over a five-day mass immunization campaign. Read more

  • Article: Angolan Government Must Address Food Insecurity, Amnesty International Urges

    Angolan Government Must Address Food Insecurity, Amnesty International Urges

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 15, 2019

    An estimated 2.3 million people are food insecure, and nearly half a million are children under 5. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1 in 3 Women in These Countries Are Mistreated During Childbirth: Study

    More Than 1 in 3 Women in These Countries Are Mistreated During Childbirth: Study

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 10, 2019

    The study shows 59% of women in lower-income countries received vaginal examinations without consent Read more

  • Article: Why This Health Organization Is Calling to Lift Ebola Vaccine Limits in the DRC

    Why This Health Organization Is Calling to Lift Ebola Vaccine Limits in the DRC

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 10, 2019

    MSF says increasing vaccine supplies and access could help contain the outbreak. Read more