#Brazil

  • 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: In My Own Words: As a Doctor, Here's What We Need to Make Health Systems LGBTQ+ Inclusive

    In My Own Words: As a Doctor, Here's What We Need to Make Health Systems LGBTQ+ Inclusive

    June 25, 2020

    Junior doctor Carlos Acosta, from Colombia and Brazil, has seen and felt discrimination firsthand. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and More Sign Open Letter Warning of Indigenous 'Genocide' in Brazil

    COVID-19: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and More Sign Open Letter Warning of Indigenous 'Genocide' in Brazil

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2020

    Indigenous communities throughout Brazil are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2020

    Deforestation has surged in recent months. Read more

  • Article: New App Helps LGBTQ+ Brazilians Navigate Safe Spaces as Murders Skyrocket

    New App Helps LGBTQ+ Brazilians Navigate Safe Spaces as Murders Skyrocket

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 20, 2019

    The app aims to help address anti-LGBTQ violence in Brazil. Read more

  • Article: Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Dec. 20, 2019

    Deforestation on reservations surged by over 174% in 2019. Read more

  • Feature: This Activist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    This Activist Is Working to Help Brazilian Families Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 22, 2019

    Luisa Bonin is one of the young activists hoping to win at the Global Citizen Prize award ceremony. Read more

  • Article: Brazilian Children Face Increased Respiratory Illnesses Due to Amazon Fires: Study

    Brazilian Children Face Increased Respiratory Illnesses Due to Amazon Fires: Study

    By Jacky Habib|Nov. 1, 2019

    The number of children hospitalised with respiratory problems doubled from 2018 to 2019. Read more