#Access to Health Care

  • Article: The World Mourns Dr. Hawa Abdi, a Somali Doctor Who Changed 90,000 Lives

    The World Mourns Dr. Hawa Abdi, a Somali Doctor Who Changed 90,000 Lives

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 7, 2020

    Abdi, who provided health care and shelter for tens of thousands of people, has died at age 73. Read more

  • Article: Dozens of Small UK Charities Working in World’s Poorest Countries Under Threat of Closure

    Dozens of Small UK Charities Working in World’s Poorest Countries Under Threat of Closure

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 6, 2020

    Some 45% said they may need to shut within a year due to COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: Ask An Expert: Why Is It Important for Countries in Africa to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials?

    Ask An Expert: Why Is It Important for Countries in Africa to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials?

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 5, 2020

    We spoke with Prof. Shabir Madhi from South Africa’s Wits University to learn about vaccine trials. Read more

  • Article: A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    By Helen Lock|July 28, 2020

    There has been an 76% reduction in funding to combat female genital mutilation since 2015. Read more

  • Article: UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Successfully Trains Immune System to Respond to Disease

    UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Successfully Trains Immune System to Respond to Disease

    By Helen Lock  and  Pia Gralki|July 20, 2020

    Scientists are celebrating "encouraging" results following a trial involving over 1,000 volunteers. Read more

  • Article: Dua Lipa, Olly Alexander, Elton John, and More Demand an End to Conversion Therapy in the UK

    Dua Lipa, Olly Alexander, Elton John, and More Demand an End to Conversion Therapy in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 14, 2020

    In total, 85 high-profile Brits signed the powerful open letter. Read more

  • Article: Watch! Yemi Alade Wows With 'Shekere' Performance at ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    Watch! Yemi Alade Wows With 'Shekere' Performance at ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    By Akindare Okunola|June 27, 2020

    The concert brought together artists, world leaders, and activists, to fight COVID-19 for everyone. Read more

  • Article: The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2020

    It’s a huge milestone to reach, particularly in the midst of COVID-19. Read more