#Health Care

  • Article: 'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year
    Health

    'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Almost 10,000 Pacific islanders die every year from cancer due to a lack of treatment services. Read more

  • Article: Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific
    Health

    Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 9, 2019

    The commitment includes $13 million toward combating tuberculosis in the region. Read more

  • Video: These Ugandan Health Workers Are Also Micro-Entrepreneurs
    PartnerHealth

    These Ugandan Health Workers Are Also Micro-Entrepreneurs

    June 3, 2019|Cisco

    Cisco helps them stay in touch with their clients and optimize their business operations. Read more

  • Article: 5 Reasons to Celebrate Midwives Today — and Every Day
    AdvocacyHealth

    5 Reasons to Celebrate Midwives Today — and Every Day

    By Sushmita Roy|May 3, 2019

    In some countries, nurses and midwives make up 63% of the health care workforce. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality Is Preventing Global Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Care
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Preventing Global Access to Reproductive and Sexual Health Care

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    Hundreds of millions of women are not able to choose what happens to their bodies. Read more

  • Article: How Mass Rape in Rwanda's Genocide Changed Its Response to HIV/AIDS
    Health

    How Mass Rape in Rwanda's Genocide Changed Its Response to HIV/AIDS

    April 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This week marks the 25th anniversary of Rwanda's genocide. Read more

  • Article: This Ghanaian Start-Up Is Helping to Make Medicine More Affordable
    Health

    This Ghanaian Start-Up Is Helping to Make Medicine More Affordable

    April 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Drug prices in some African countries are marked up by middlemen and often become too expensive. Read more

  • Article: Venezuelan Crisis Will Put 1.1 Million Children in Need of Assistance, UN Says
    Citizenship

    Venezuelan Crisis Will Put 1.1 Million Children in Need of Assistance, UN Says

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 5, 2019

    And 4.9 million people in the region may soon need humanitarian assistance. Read more