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  • Article: The Amazon Fires Are Making the Air Poisonous for Children

    The Amazon Fires Are Making the Air Poisonous for Children

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 30, 2019

    Climate change is a public health emergency. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 19, 2019

    Less than three years after it was eliminated, the disease is back. Read more

  • Article: Universal Healthcare Is Going to Cost South Africa R256 Billion to Implement By 2022

    Universal Healthcare Is Going to Cost South Africa R256 Billion to Implement By 2022

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 12, 2019

    The National Health Insurance bill will help more South Africans access medical services. Read more

  • Article: I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    July 22, 2019

    Sara Elgamal’s film tells the story of three women leading the fight against FGM in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    Ageing populations, tobacco, and alcohol are causing an increase in cancer cases. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says

    Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Donors, providing funding after epidemics escalate, must be proactive rather than reactionary. Read more

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found Antibiotics in Rivers From 72 Countries

    Scientists Found Antibiotics in Rivers From 72 Countries

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 28, 2019

    An estimated 10 million people could die due to drug-resistant diseases by 2030. Read more