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  • Article: These Are the 13 Most Pressing Global Health Issues This Decade

    These Are the 13 Most Pressing Global Health Issues This Decade

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    The World Health Organization released a list of health issues to be addressed in the next 10 years. Read more

  • Article: 2 Billion Mosquito Nets Have Officially Been Delivered Worldwide to Fight Malaria

    2 Billion Mosquito Nets Have Officially Been Delivered Worldwide to Fight Malaria

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    “Insecticide-treated nets are one of the most effective tools in the fight against malaria.” Read more

  • Article: How the UN Is Tackling Maternal Mortality in the Country With the Highest Rates in the World

    How the UN Is Tackling Maternal Mortality in the Country With the Highest Rates in the World

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 10, 2020

    In Sierra Leone, one in 17 mothers face a lifetime risk of dying while giving birth. Read more

  • 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

  • Article: Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

    Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 9, 2020

    Hundreds of earthquakes have hit the US territory since Dec. 28. Read more

  • Article: World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    World’s Largest Measles Outbreak Kills Thousands in Congo

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 8, 2020

    Vaccination is key to preventing the spread of the deadly disease. Read more

  • Article: How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 8, 2020

    The Ateker tribe often slips through the cracks of health systems due to their nomadic lifestyle. Read more

  • Article: Health Activist Priya Prakash Wins the Cisco Youth Leadership Prize

    Health Activist Priya Prakash Wins the Cisco Youth Leadership Prize

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 21, 2019

    The 28-year-old is working to ensure schoolchildren in India stay healthy. Read more