#health

  • Article: 7 Ways to Take Action on World Children's Day
    Citizenship

    7 Ways to Take Action on World Children's Day

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 20, 2018

    Help kids around the world. Read more

  • Article: These Design Ideas Could Lead to a Better Toilet for Sub-Saharan Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    These Design Ideas Could Lead to a Better Toilet for Sub-Saharan Africa

    Nov. 19, 2018

    Every flush sends about 6 to 16 liters of fresh water to wastewater treatment center. Read more

  • Article: Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger Worldwide
    Water & Sanitation

    Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger Worldwide

    Nov. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children at one in three schools lack access to proper toilets Read more

  • Article: Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless
    Citizenship

    Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2018

    The new anti-poverty strategy aims to cut homelessness by 50% by 2030. Read more

  • Article: US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender
    Citizenship

    US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    The DOJ argues that federal laws on sex discrimination don't include gender identity. Read more

  • Article: This Mom Died Delivering Her Child After Waiting Seven Hours for Medical Care
    Girls & Women

    This Mom Died Delivering Her Child After Waiting Seven Hours for Medical Care

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    Black mothers are 243% more likely than white mothers to die from pregnancy complications Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Drives Medicine to the Black Market
    Health

    Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Drives Medicine to the Black Market

    Oct. 24, 2018|Voice of America

    "Those medicines are being smuggled into the country, we have not tested them for safety." Read more

  • Article: Polio Is 99.9% Eradicated. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Wants to End It Once and For All.
    AdvocacyHealth

    Polio Is 99.9% Eradicated. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Wants to End It Once and For All.

    By Shion Seino|Oct. 24, 2018

    He's got his sights set on ending other diseases, too. Read more