#Health

  • Article: There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'
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    There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 16, 2018

    "Sleeping sickness" is transmitted by tsetse flies infected with parasites that dig into the brain. Read more

  • Article: The GFF Replenishment Raised $1 Billion. Here Are 5 Ways the Money Will Help Moms and Babies.
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    The GFF Replenishment Raised $1 Billion. Here Are 5 Ways the Money Will Help Moms and Babies.

    By Diana Duong|Nov. 16, 2018

    The GFF secured $1 billion at its replenishment conference. Read more

  • Article: Young People Just United at Orange Farm for a Festival All About Empowering People on Health
    AdvocacyHealth

    Young People Just United at Orange Farm for a Festival All About Empowering People on Health

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 16, 2018

    "You are the future of the world." Read more

  • Article: This Zimbabwe-Born Professor Is Fighting the Scourge of HIV in South Africa’s Western Cape
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    This Zimbabwe-Born Professor Is Fighting the Scourge of HIV in South Africa’s Western Cape

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 14, 2018

    Linda-Gail Bekker is a “tireless and innovative leader.” Read more

  • Article: How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City
    Girls & Women

    How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 13, 2018

    Not everyone can afford menstrual hygiene products. Read more

  • Article: Woman Faces 20 Years in Prison After Giving Birth to Her Rapist's Child
    Girls & Women

    Woman Faces 20 Years in Prison After Giving Birth to Her Rapist's Child

    Nov. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The victim is accused of attempting to induce an abortion after becoming pregnant through rape. Read more

  • Article: World's Leading Cause of Blindness to Be Eradicated in Australia Within 2 Years
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    World's Leading Cause of Blindness to Be Eradicated in Australia Within 2 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2018

    Australia remains the only developed nation where the disease still exists as a public health issue. Read more

  • Article: Young People's Actions Helped Raise $1 Billion For Mothers and Children Around the World
    AdvocacyHealth

    Young People's Actions Helped Raise $1 Billion For Mothers and Children Around the World

    By James Hitchings-HalesJana Sepehr  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 7, 2018

    The actions of Global Citizens were absolutely critical. Read more