#Health

  • 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

  • Article: Hunger Is Linked to Testing Positive for HIV in South Africa, Says New Study
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger Is Linked to Testing Positive for HIV in South Africa, Says New Study

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2018

    And it warned that if food insecurity isn’t tackled, then targets for stopping HIV/AIDS will be miss Read more

  • Article: Here’s What It’s Like to Give Birth in 3 African Countries
    AdvocacyHealth

    Here’s What It’s Like to Give Birth in 3 African Countries

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Sept. 17, 2018

    How the Global Financing Facility has made a difference in three front-runner countries. Read more