#Medicine

  • Article: 5 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Mental Health
    Health

    5 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Mental Health

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    More than 13 million lives could be saved each year if mental health issues were properly funded. Read more

  • Article: 7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela
    Citizenship

    7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    By Carmen SingerJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 1, 2019

    A crisis that began nearly a decade ago gets worse by the day. Read more

  • Article: This Ghanaian Start-Up Is Helping to Make Medicine More Affordable
    Health

    This Ghanaian Start-Up Is Helping to Make Medicine More Affordable

    April 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Drug prices in some African countries are marked up by middlemen and often become too expensive. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies
    Health

    Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    “I am just seeing patients, make a diagnosis and send them away to die.” Read more

  • Article: China Lifts Ban on Rhino Horns and Tiger Bones Even as Species Near Extinction
    Environment

    China Lifts Ban on Rhino Horns and Tiger Bones Even as Species Near Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 31, 2018

    Rhino and tiger populations have plummeted over the past century. Read more

  • Article: The Missing Piece in the Struggle for Universal Health Coverage
    AdvocacyHealth

    The Missing Piece in the Struggle for Universal Health Coverage

    Oct. 30, 2018

    Too many are dying without access to surgery. Read more

  • Article: 'This Affects Everyone': Panel Showcases Incredible Efforts to #EndPreventableDiseases
    ImpactHealth

    'This Affects Everyone': Panel Showcases Incredible Efforts to #EndPreventableDiseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 4, 2018

    We can be #BeTheGeneration to #EndPreventableDiseases. Read more

  • Article: The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years
    Girls & Women

    The Shocking Reason a Top Medical School in Japan Lowered Women's Exam Scores for Years

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 3, 2018

    Tokyo Medical University lowered women’s exam scores by up to 20% for about eight years. Read more