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  • Article: This Australian Organisation is Working to Eradicate this Preventable Disease for Good
    Health

    This Australian Organisation is Working to Eradicate this Preventable Disease for Good

    By Marnie Cunningham  and  Kim Nguyen|Nov. 29, 2017

    The disease is affecting Indigenous Australians Read more

  • Article: This New Vaccine Could Prevent Infants from Contracting Typhoid
    Water & Sanitation

    This New Vaccine Could Prevent Infants from Contracting Typhoid

    By David Brand|Oct. 25, 2017

    It’s a big public health win, especially for communities that lack clean water and safe sanitation. Read more

  • Article: Australia Will Host the First Malaria World Congress
    AdvocacyHealth

    Australia Will Host the First Malaria World Congress

    By Kim Nguyen|Oct. 10, 2017

    Malaria remains a major global health problem in the Indo-Pacific region Read more

  • Article: Antibiotics Are Becoming Less Effective So Canada Is Planning For Antimicrobial Resistance
    Health

    Antibiotics Are Becoming Less Effective So Canada Is Planning For Antimicrobial Resistance

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 6, 2017

    Antimicrobial resistance could lead to 10 million deaths by 2050. Read more

  • Article: Vaccines: The World’s First Line of Defense Against a Pandemic
    AdvocacyHealth

    Vaccines: The World’s First Line of Defense Against a Pandemic

    By Katie Dallas|Sept. 5, 2017

    We just need world leaders to recognize this by Sept 23 Read more

  • Article: This Video Game Will Show You What It’s Like to Suffer From Mental Illness
    Health

    This Video Game Will Show You What It’s Like to Suffer From Mental Illness

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 18, 2017

    Inspired by Depression Quest, this woman created an interactive novel about her own experiences. Read more

  • Article: These Women Are Inspiring the Scientists, Doctors, and Engineers of the Future
    Girls & Women

    These Women Are Inspiring the Scientists, Doctors, and Engineers of the Future

    April 17, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women hope to inspire girls in vital sectors like science, health, engineering, and technology. Read more

  • Article: 6 Months Paid Maternity Leave Is Now Law in India
    Girls & Women

    6 Months Paid Maternity Leave Is Now Law in India

    By Gabriella Canal|March 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Indian women will now get a longer maternity leave than what is provided in countries like Germany. Read more