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  • Article: Canada Answers the Call of Global Citizens to Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria
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    Canada Answers the Call of Global Citizens to Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    By Jonah Kanter|Aug. 22, 2019

    Global Citizens sent almost 30,000 messages asking Canada to increase support for the Global Fund. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases
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    Nigeria Is Celebrating 3 Years Without Any New Wild Polio Cases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 21, 2019

    This means that the entire Africa region can apply to be certified as a polio-free continent. Read more

  • Article: Metallica Donates $277,000 to Fight Pediatric Cancer in Romania
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    Metallica Donates $277,000 to Fight Pediatric Cancer in Romania

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 19, 2019

    The money will go toward the construction of the country’s first pediatric oncology hospital. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status
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    Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 19, 2019

    Less than three years after it was eliminated, the disease is back. Read more

  • Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC
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    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Aug. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
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    Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 16, 2019

    The drug may be on the market as soon as the end of this year, the TB Alliance says. Read more

  • Article: This City Is Using Needle Vending Machines to Combat HIV and STI Outbreaks
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    This City Is Using Needle Vending Machines to Combat HIV and STI Outbreaks

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 15, 2019

    The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has some of the highest rates of HIV diagnosis. Read more

  • Article: Technology Is Contributing to the UK's Mental Health Crisis in Schools, But Could It Also Help?
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    Technology Is Contributing to the UK's Mental Health Crisis in Schools, But Could It Also Help?

    Aug. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Technology seemingly traps young people in a cycle of worsening mental health. But could it help? Read more