#preventable deaths

  • Article: At Least 29 Syrian Refugee Children Have Died This Winter
    Citizenship

    At Least 29 Syrian Refugee Children Have Died This Winter

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 1, 2019

    Most have died from hypothermia. Read more

  • Article: Climate Shocks Could Cause HIV Rates to Rise in Africa
    Health

    Climate Shocks Could Cause HIV Rates to Rise in Africa

    Jan. 31, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Teenage girls who grow up in areas hit by harsh drought are more likely to contract HIV. Read more

  • Article: 15 Displaced Syrian Children Died Due to a Lack of Medical Care in the Past Month
    Health

    15 Displaced Syrian Children Died Due to a Lack of Medical Care in the Past Month

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 16, 2019

    The youngest child was only one hour old. Read more

  • Article: This Ebola Survivor Delivered a Healthy Baby During One of the Worst Outbreaks in History
    Health

    This Ebola Survivor Delivered a Healthy Baby During One of the Worst Outbreaks in History

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 11, 2019

    Baby Sylvana tested negative for Ebola during Congo’s health crisis Read more

  • Article: Cancer Death Rates Are Dropping in the US — But Not for the Poor
    Health

    Cancer Death Rates Are Dropping in the US — But Not for the Poor

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 9, 2019

    This study shows poorer communities are 20% more likely to die from cancer. Read more

  • Article: Congo's Worst Ebola Outbreak Risks Spreading — and Women Are the Most Affected
    Health

    Congo's Worst Ebola Outbreak Risks Spreading — and Women Are the Most Affected

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 14, 2018

    The outbreak is expected to last for at least six months. Read more

  • Article: Why We Need a Development Approach That Prioritizes Gender Equality and Better Health
    AdvocacyHealth

    Why We Need a Development Approach That Prioritizes Gender Equality and Better Health

    By Mariam Claeson|July 6, 2018

    We can put a stop to preventable deaths. Read more