#Health

  • Article: These Students Are Rejecting Period Stigma in Rural West Africa
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    These Students Are Rejecting Period Stigma in Rural West Africa

    By Natalie Petrulla|June 12, 2018

    Girls are often denied basic human rights when they get their periods. Read more

  • Article: Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria
    Health

    Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2018

    It’s the first country in the Americas to eliminate the disease in 45 years. Read more

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Just Launched a Biotech Startup to Fight Diseases
    Health

    Bill and Melinda Gates Just Launched a Biotech Startup to Fight Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 11, 2018

    The organization will focus on fighting malaria and TB — not making money. Read more

  • Article: This Indian App Will Save Lives by Instantly Matching Blood Donors With Patients
    Finance & Innovation

    This Indian App Will Save Lives by Instantly Matching Blood Donors With Patients

    June 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indian blood banks ran a shortage of one million units in 2016-17. Read more

  • Article: 3-Year-Old Rohingya Boy Among First Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps
    Health

    3-Year-Old Rohingya Boy Among First Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

    By Daniele Selby|June 11, 2018

    The refugees are "practically living on sandcastles" — and more devastation is expected. Read more

  • Article: How Switzerland Is Leading the Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases
    AdvocacyHealth

    How Switzerland Is Leading the Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

    June 7, 2018

    The right to health is not a luxury — it is a human right. Read more

  • Article: High-Profile Feminists Call for Change Ahead of This Week's G7 Summit
    Girls & Women

    High-Profile Feminists Call for Change Ahead of This Week's G7 Summit

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 5, 2018

    The G7 gender council wants leaders to commit to pay equity and health care funding. Read more

  • Article: Trump's Policies Will Likely Hurt Millions of Americans Living in Poverty, UN Expert Says
    Citizenship

    Trump's Policies Will Likely Hurt Millions of Americans Living in Poverty, UN Expert Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 4, 2018

    "The American dream is rapidly becoming the American illusion," according to a new UN report. Read more