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  • Article: Health Care Costs Are Forcing 100 Million People to Choose Between Food & Medicine
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    Health Care Costs Are Forcing 100 Million People to Choose Between Food & Medicine

    By David Brand|Dec. 15, 2017

    Another 800 million people spend 10% of their income on health care. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years
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    Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 12, 2017

    The pills retail for over $1,600 in the United States. Read more

  • Article: Here Are the 9 Biggest Global Health Moments From 2017
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    Here Are the 9 Biggest Global Health Moments From 2017

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 11, 2017

    From funding for polio to developing an HIV vaccine, 2017 was a big year for global health. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Poor Americans Are Contracting These 'Diseases of Poverty' — But Can’t Afford Pills to Cure Them
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    Millions of Poor Americans Are Contracting These 'Diseases of Poverty' — But Can’t Afford Pills to Cure Them

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 11, 2017

    “People have told me they sometimes have to choose between buying medication and eating." Read more

  • Article: Women Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills in Parts of Asia, Africa
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    Women Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills in Parts of Asia, Africa

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 11, 2017

    Hospitals are detaining patients because they can’t afford health care. Read more

  • Article: HIV Disproportionately Affects Transgender Women — But They’re Fighting Back
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    HIV Disproportionately Affects Transgender Women — But They’re Fighting Back

    By David Brand|Dec. 1, 2017

    Community centers and other organizations are tapping into strong social networks. Read more

  • Article: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Are Spreading Awareness on World AIDS Day
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    Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Are Spreading Awareness on World AIDS Day

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 1, 2017

    The world’s most popular couple is tackling the world’s most frustrating disease. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Has Helped Over 12,000 Children Affected by HIV and Sexual Abuse — Despite Getting Death Threats Every Day
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    This Woman Has Helped Over 12,000 Children Affected by HIV and Sexual Abuse — Despite Getting Death Threats Every Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 1, 2017

    Mary Mokakha was spurred into action by the rape of a 1-month-old baby. Read more