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  • Article: South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees
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    South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees

    Sept. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Evan Atar Adaha has been running Maban hospital since 2011. Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil
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    What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 21, 2018|Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Soil-transmitted helminths are transmitted through contaminated soil. Read more

  • Article: Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases
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    Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 21, 2018

    In July, Papua New Guinea experienced its first outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in 18 years. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children
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    Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children

    Sept. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children from India's indigenous communities also suffer from malnutrition at higher rates. Read more

  • Article: The Next Infectious Disease Outbreak Could Kill More Than 300 Million People Worldwide
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    The Next Infectious Disease Outbreak Could Kill More Than 300 Million People Worldwide

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 20, 2018

    Is averting the next major disease outbreak within our reach? Read more

  • Article: These Giant Towers Could Clean Toxic Smog in the World's Most Polluted Megacity
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    These Giant Towers Could Clean Toxic Smog in the World's Most Polluted Megacity

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 19, 2018

    Around 7 million people die each year from exposure to harmful particles in the air. Read more

  • Article: How Nedbank Has Worked to Protect Children's Rights for the Past 13 Years
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    How Nedbank Has Worked to Protect Children's Rights for the Past 13 Years

    Sept. 19, 2018|Nedbank

    These programmes are making sure that no child is left behind in the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

  • Article: Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan
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    Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 18, 2018

    Stilwell residents could expect to die a quarter of a century before their peers. Read more