#access to healthcare

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

    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
    Health

    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
    Health

    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
    PartnerGirls & Women

    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
    PartnerHealth

    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

  • Article: Young Women Are Avoiding Cancer Smear Tests Because They’re Ashamed of Their Bodies
    Health

    Young Women Are Avoiding Cancer Smear Tests Because They’re Ashamed of Their Bodies

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 22, 2018

    Smear tests save 5,000 lives every year, but a third young women are too embarrassed to go. Read more

  • Article: This Safe, Cheap Typhoid Vaccine Could Be the Breakthrough the World Needs
    Health

    This Safe, Cheap Typhoid Vaccine Could Be the Breakthrough the World Needs

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 4, 2018

    The deadly disease still infects up to 20 million people a year. Read more

  • Article: 13 Far-Fetched Ideas That Might Actually Save the World
    Finance & Innovation

    13 Far-Fetched Ideas That Might Actually Save the World

    By Gabriella Canal|Sept. 8, 2017

    Robot death traps for Zika-carrying mosquitoes, edible drones, and more. Read more