#The Philippines

  • Article: The Philippines Commences Mass Vaccination Campaign to Protect Children Against Polio

    The Philippines Commences Mass Vaccination Campaign to Protect Children Against Polio

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 24, 2019

    The Philippines was declared polio-free by the World Health Organization in 2000. Read more

  • Article: Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    "What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure." Read more

  • Article: Philippines Declares Public Health Emergency Amid Outbreak of Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus

    Philippines Declares Public Health Emergency Amid Outbreak of Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2019

    There’s been a 98% jump in reported cases compared to the year before. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Rates Have ‘Decreased Substantially’ in the Philippines Over the Past 3 Years

    Poverty Rates Have ‘Decreased Substantially’ in the Philippines Over the Past 3 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|April 12, 2019

    The country is working to lift 1 million people out of poverty each year. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Launches Massive Effort to Clean 'Unflushed Toilet' of Manila Bay

    Philippines Launches Massive Effort to Clean 'Unflushed Toilet' of Manila Bay

    By Joe McCarthy|March 25, 2019

    The Supreme Court ruled that the bay had to be cleaned back in 2008. Read more

  • Article: Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement

    Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    Only China and Indonesia dump more plastic into the oceans than the Philippines. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Launches Crucial Measles Immunization Drive Amid Deadly Outbreak

    Philippines Launches Crucial Measles Immunization Drive Amid Deadly Outbreak

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 17, 2019

    A vaccination program is working to combat the transmission of the highly-contagious disease. Read more

  • Article: This ‘Pollution-Free’ City in the Philippines Is the Future We Need

    This ‘Pollution-Free’ City in the Philippines Is the Future We Need

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Pia Gralki|May 10, 2018

    The future is here, and it’s just outside Manila. Read more