#access to healthcare

  • Article: UN Member States Commit to Universal Health Coverage by 2030

    UN Member States Commit to Universal Health Coverage by 2030

    By Jacky Habib|Sept. 24, 2019

    Medical expenses push almost 100 million people into extreme poverty every year. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Aug. 13, 2019|Voice of America

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: South African School Girls to Get HPV Vaccine to Protect Against Cervical Cancer

    South African School Girls to Get HPV Vaccine to Protect Against Cervical Cancer

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 13, 2019

    The hope is to reach 30,000 girls by the end of September. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

    Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 17, 2019

    A new study found the repellent in parasitic nematodes Read more

  • Article: These Indian Patients Wait for Months in Tents to Receive Hospital Care

    These Indian Patients Wait for Months in Tents to Receive Hospital Care

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 10, 2019

    The AllMS India Medical Science Center has about 8,000 visitors per day. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike

    Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 19, 2018

    Doctors were protesting against the lack of medical equipment and resources. Read more

  • Article: Gender-Responsive Budgeting Is the Foundation of Women’s Empowerment

    Gender-Responsive Budgeting Is the Foundation of Women’s Empowerment

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 29, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is championing policies that will close the gender gap in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: How Nedbank Is Working to Change the Lives of Children Across South Africa
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    How Nedbank Is Working to Change the Lives of Children Across South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 21, 2018|Nedbank

    2.5 million children in the country go hungry every year. Read more