#Health

  • Article: Climate Change Will Make Rice Less Healthy in Years to Come: Report
    Food & Hunger

    Climate Change Will Make Rice Less Healthy in Years to Come: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 24, 2018

    About 2 billion people around the world rely on rice as their primary food. Read more

  • Article: These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries
    Water & Sanitation

    These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    Without access to items like sanitary pads, girls are often forced to miss school. Read more

  • Article: The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria
    Health

    The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 23, 2018

    China may be almost ready to say “zài jiàn” to malaria. Read more

  • Article: The Ebola Vaccine Is a Huge Canadian Accomplishment — and It Sat on the Shelf for Years
    Health

    The Ebola Vaccine Is a Huge Canadian Accomplishment — and It Sat on the Shelf for Years

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    The last notable Ebola outbreak killed more than 11,300 people in West Africa. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Is Running Out of Antibiotics for People With HIV
    Health

    Uganda Is Running Out of Antibiotics for People With HIV

    May 22, 2018

    And it's putting hundreds of thousands of lives at risk. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Vaccine Strategy in the Congo Uses Same Tactic That Helped Wipe Out Smallpox
    Health

    Ebola Vaccine Strategy in the Congo Uses Same Tactic That Helped Wipe Out Smallpox

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 22, 2018

    Ebola has killed a suspected 26 people in the Congo. Read more

  • Article: Venezuela Could Be Facing a Malaria Crisis
    Health

    Venezuela Could Be Facing a Malaria Crisis

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|May 22, 2018

    Venezuela had nearly half a million malaria cases last year. Read more

  • Article: The Fight Against HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Has Reached a Tipping Point
    AdvocacyHealth

    The Fight Against HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Has Reached a Tipping Point

    By Sneha Tatapudy|May 21, 2018

    The US can step up to end these diseases. Read more