#Health

  • Feature: 5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know
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    5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 16, 2019

    In the decades ahead, millions of more people could be put at risk. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Is the Third African Country to Roll Out New Malaria Vaccine

    Kenya Is the Third African Country to Roll Out New Malaria Vaccine

    Sept. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    The vaccine will be administered in four doses to children between 6 months and 2 years old. Read more

  • Article: Colombian Cities Are Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases With This App

    Colombian Cities Are Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases With This App

    Sept. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Premise is helping to increase awareness and tackle mosquito breeding grounds. Read more

  • Article: 'The Cave' Director Talks About Filming a Female-Run Underground Hospital in Syria

    'The Cave' Director Talks About Filming a Female-Run Underground Hospital in Syria

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 13, 2019

    The documentary follows a team of health workers treating casualties of Syria’s civil war. Read more

  • Feature: How Global Citizens Helped a Health Organization Deliver Millions of Life-Saving Vaccines
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    How Global Citizens Helped a Health Organization Deliver Millions of Life-Saving Vaccines

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 12, 2019

    After 26,000 Global Citizens took action, Canada responded with a $500-million commitment to Gavi. Read more

  • Article: Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    “Poor health is a barrier to work.” Read more

  • Article: I Have Blood Cancer. But My African Heritage Means I Can’t Find a Stem Cell Donor.

    I Have Blood Cancer. But My African Heritage Means I Can’t Find a Stem Cell Donor.

    Sept. 10, 2019

    People who aren’t white have a much lower chance of defeating blood cancer. Read more

  • Article: Facebook's New Feature Makes It Easier for Users to Find Accurate Information About Vaccines

    Facebook's New Feature Makes It Easier for Users to Find Accurate Information About Vaccines

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 6, 2019

    Informational pop-ups will help combat the myths powering the growing anti-vaxxer movement. Read more