#COVID-19

  • Article: This Nonprofit Is Tackling COVID-19 by Improving Health Systems From Nursing Homes to Refugee Camps

    This Nonprofit Is Tackling COVID-19 by Improving Health Systems From Nursing Homes to Refugee Camps

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 28, 2020

    International Medical Corps aims to improve quality of life for people around the world. Read more

  • Article: 6.7 Million More Children Under 5 Could Suffer From ‘Wasting’ in 2020 Due to COVID-19

    6.7 Million More Children Under 5 Could Suffer From ‘Wasting’ in 2020 Due to COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|July 28, 2020

    Wasting is a life-threatening form of malnutrition on the rise because of food shortages. Read more

  • Article: This Bipartisan Bill Aims to Give Americans More Opportunities to Fight COVID-19
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    This Bipartisan Bill Aims to Give Americans More Opportunities to Fight COVID-19

    July 28, 2020

    Congress is considering the CORPS Act as part of the next stimulus package. Read more

  • Article: Young People in Zimbabwe Are Using Social Media to Combat COVID-19 'Infodemic'

    Young People in Zimbabwe Are Using Social Media to Combat COVID-19 'Infodemic'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 27, 2020

    Coronavirus myths are a danger to public health. These activists are working against misinformation. Read more

  • Article: Celebrity Parents Call on British PM Boris Johnson to Protect Children With Green COVID-19 Recovery

    Celebrity Parents Call on British PM Boris Johnson to Protect Children With Green COVID-19 Recovery

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 27, 2020

    Stars including Julie Walters signed a letter calling for children to be central to the PM's plans. Read more

  • Article: Violence, Cybersex Trafficking, and Child Marriage Spike for Girls in Asia-Pacific During COVID-19

    Violence, Cybersex Trafficking, and Child Marriage Spike for Girls in Asia-Pacific During COVID-19

    By Madeleine Keck|July 27, 2020

    Girls are being pulled out of school and into “a life of poor prospects.” Read more

  • Article: The World's Mayors Are Calling for Refugees and Migrants to Be Protected Against COVID-19

    The World's Mayors Are Calling for Refugees and Migrants to Be Protected Against COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|July 24, 2020

    The Mayors Migration Council wants migrants and refugees fully included in the response. Read more

  • Article: La participation des femmes canadiennes au marché du travail en chute à cause de la COVID-19

    Women’s Participation in Canada’s Labour Market Is Plummeting Because of COVID-19

    By Sarah El Gharib|July 24, 2020

    A new study highlights that the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women. Read more