#health care

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World
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    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: A 'Caravan' of Americans Just Traveled to Canada for More Affordable Insulin
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    A 'Caravan' of Americans Just Traveled to Canada for More Affordable Insulin

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 7, 2019

    Insulin can cost about 10 times more in the US than in some parts of Canada. Read more

  • Article: These Indian Patients Wait for Months in Tents to Receive Hospital Care
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    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: Cancer Death Rates Are Dropping in the US — But Not for the Poor
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    Cancer Death Rates Are Dropping in the US — But Not for the Poor

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 9, 2019

    This study shows poorer communities are 20% more likely to die from cancer. Read more

  • Article: Expensive US Health Care Isn't Adequate for Women, Study Finds
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    Expensive US Health Care Isn't Adequate for Women, Study Finds

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 20, 2018

    The US had higher maternal mortality rates and more women with chronic health issues. Read more

  • Article: UN States Just Agreed to Ensure Primary Health Care for All. Here's Why That Matters.
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    UN States Just Agreed to Ensure Primary Health Care for All. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 26, 2018

    This could mean big things for Global Goal 3. Read more

  • Article: Ex-UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Calls Expensive US Health Care 'Morally Wrong'
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    Ex-UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Calls Expensive US Health Care 'Morally Wrong'

    By Joanna Prisco|Sept. 25, 2018

    "Publicly financed health care is a human right." Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak
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    Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak

    Sept. 14, 2018|Voice of America

    More than 2,000 cases of cholera and other waterborne diseases have been reported. Read more