#Public Health

  • Article: Seven Diseases That Cause the Most Deaths Among Vulnerable People

    Seven Diseases That Cause the Most Deaths Among Vulnerable People

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 24, 2020

    Diseases like tuberculosis and malaria largely ravage low-income countries. Read more

  • Article: We’re Shouting Out the Importance of Vaccines in an Advert Right Next to London's Houses of Parliament
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    We’re Shouting Out the Importance of Vaccines in an Advert Right Next to London's Houses of Parliament

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 18, 2019

    We want to make sure politicians are reminded to fund vaccines while on their way to work. Read more

  • Article: World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    By Sushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|July 22, 2019

    “A threat in one corner of the world is a threat to anywhere else.” Read more

  • Article: World's Leading Cause of Blindness to Be Eradicated in Australia Within 2 Years

    World's Leading Cause of Blindness to Be Eradicated in Australia Within 2 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2018

    Australia remains the only developed nation where the disease still exists as a public health issue. Read more

  • Video: This 'Disease of Poverty' Is on the Rise Across Major US Cities

    This 'Disease of Poverty' Is on the Rise Across Major US Cities

    From Voice of America|Oct. 22, 2018

    Public health officials say homelessness is making the problem worse. Read more

  • Article: Australia Strives to Make the Nation's Health Care System More Accessible for Migrants

    Australia Strives to Make the Nation's Health Care System More Accessible for Migrants

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 12, 2018

    Miscommunication as a result of language barriers is a growing health problem. Read more

  • Article: With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries

    With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 8, 2017

    In Africa, people are often unaware that highly processed foods are unhealthy. Read more

  • Article: The Biggest Health Crisis of 2016 Is One You Haven’t Heard About

    The Biggest Health Crisis of 2016 Is One You Haven’t Heard About

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 19, 2016

    If it had begun to spread in China, the outbreak could have been historic. Read more