#Health

  • Article: Bill Gates: Afghanistan and Pakistan Must 'Get to Zero' Polio Cases
    AdvocacyHealth

    Bill Gates: Afghanistan and Pakistan Must 'Get to Zero' Polio Cases

    By Joe McCarthy|March 26, 2019

    The Gates Foundation has donated nearly $5 billion to the cause. Read more

  • Article: UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief
    Environment

    UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief

    March 26, 2019|Voice of America

    Funds will be used for health, water, sanitation, hygiene and food security. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Vital to the Global Health Workforce, Yet Men Are Still in Charge: Report
    Health

    Women Are Vital to the Global Health Workforce, Yet Men Are Still in Charge: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 22, 2019

    The global health force is 70% women — but only 25% of women have senior roles. Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis
    Health

    What You Need to Know About the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    March 22, 2019

    Tuberculosis (TB) is the world's most deadly infectious disease. Read more

  • Article: Canadian Province Set to Launch Measles Vaccine 'Catch-Up' Program in Schools
    Health

    Canadian Province Set to Launch Measles Vaccine 'Catch-Up' Program in Schools

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 22, 2019

    Canada officially eliminated the measles in 1998, but BC is currently experiencing an outbreak. Read more

  • Article: A Second Person Was Cured of HIV. Here's What 6 Activists Have to Say About It.
    Health

    A Second Person Was Cured of HIV. Here's What 6 Activists Have to Say About It.

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 21, 2019

    The news is being hailed by some as a scientific breakthrough. Read more

  • Article: Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study
    Health

    Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 18, 2019

    Every day, more than 800 women die due to preventable pregnancy and childbirth complications. Read more

  • Article: Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment
    Health

    Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|March 15, 2019

    Chagas disease affects an estimated 6 to 7 million people around the world. Read more