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  • Article: This US Bill Could End Preventable Mother and Child Deaths by 2035. Here’s What You Need to Know.
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    This US Bill Could End Preventable Mother and Child Deaths by 2035. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 25, 2019

    The Reach Every Mother and Child Act is a bipartisan bill that aims to save 600,000 women by 2020. Read more

  • Article: The World Officially Has Eradicated Two Strains of Polio

    The World Officially Has Eradicated Two Strains of Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 24, 2019

    This great news was announced on World Polio Day. Read more

  • Article: This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World
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    This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 2, 2019

    The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has vaccinated more than 2.5 billion children. Read more

  • Article: Women Spend Up to 10 Times More Time on Unpaid Care Than Men: Report

    Women Spend Up to 10 Times More Time on Unpaid Care Than Men: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 6, 2019

    No country sees men doing 50% of unpaid care. Read more

  • Article: 3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 28, 2019

    Women Deliver is the largest conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Hospital Boats Bring Free Health Care to Bangladesh's Remote Islands

    Hospital Boats Bring Free Health Care to Bangladesh's Remote Islands

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 22, 2019

    Heavily impacted by climate change, residents are able to easily seek care with the new boat system. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Harms Every Part of Your Body, Research Shows

    Air Pollution Harms Every Part of Your Body, Research Shows

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 20, 2019

    Nearly 8.8 million people die prematurely each year due to air pollution. Read more

  • Article: Camel Milk Provides Nutrition During Devastating Kenya Drought

    Camel Milk Provides Nutrition During Devastating Kenya Drought

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 16, 2019

    Able to withstand climate change, experts say camels could fight malnutrition in the region. Read more