#Health

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

    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: India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report
    Citizenship

    India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 21, 2018

    Globally, 1.3 billion people live in poverty. Read more

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

    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
    Health

    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
    Health

    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: As Famine Continues, Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Children Could Lose Their Lives
    Food & Hunger

    As Famine Continues, Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Children Could Lose Their Lives

    Sept. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A million more children in Yemen risk falling into famine, taking the total number to 5.2 million. Read more

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

    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: Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2018

    Traditional gender stereotypes may reinforce behaviors that increase health risks. Read more