#United States

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World
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    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses
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    Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    By Sophie Barbier|March 20, 2019

    And more news from the sidelines of the 63rd CSW in New York Read more

  • Article: US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn
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    US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The homeless tend to be readmitted to hospital more than the general population Read more

  • Article: New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools
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    New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 28, 2019

    Predominantly white school districts are receiving $23 billion a year more than non-white districts. Read more

  • Article: Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice
    Girls & Women

    Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice

    Feb. 7, 2019|Voice of America

    The cultural practice can have serious medical consequences. Read more

  • Article: The World Is Investing in Ending Neglected Diseases More Than Ever Before
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    The World Is Investing in Ending Neglected Diseases More Than Ever Before

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 30, 2019

    And the US and the UK are the world’s biggest investors. Read more

  • Article: Expensive US Health Care Isn't Adequate for Women, Study Finds
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    Expensive US Health Care Isn't Adequate for Women, Study Finds

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 20, 2018

    The US had higher maternal mortality rates and more women with chronic health issues. Read more

  • Article: The United States Just Announced Its Largest-Ever Single Financial Commitment to Fighting HIV/AIDS
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    The United States Just Announced Its Largest-Ever Single Financial Commitment to Fighting HIV/AIDS

    By Mbali Kgame|Dec. 3, 2018

    It announced a historic commitment of $1.2 billion at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more