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  • Article: A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    Over $7 billion in commitments are set to impact 121 million lives — and it’s already happening. Read more

  • Article: UK Announces 'Unprecedented' Commitment to Eliminate World's 5 Worst Neglected Tropical Diseases

    UK Announces 'Unprecedented' Commitment to Eliminate World's 5 Worst Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2019

    It will protect 200 million people from debilitating diseases that can cause disability and death. Read more

  • Article: This Marine Creature Could Help Fight a Terrible Disease and Alleviate Poverty

    This Marine Creature Could Help Fight a Terrible Disease and Alleviate Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 11, 2019

    The WHO aims to eliminate the disease by 2025 — and prawns could help. Read more

  • Article: Number of People at Risk of This Blinding Disease Reduced by 91% Since 2002
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    Number of People at Risk of This Blinding Disease Reduced by 91% Since 2002

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2019

    Trachoma is the leading cause of infectious blindness in the world. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    “Eradicating an infectious disease is a staggeringly difficult task — we’ve only done it once.” Read more

  • Article: Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day
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    Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    …and how you can take action to help. Read more

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

    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