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  1. Article: How One African Country Is Working to Eliminate a Neglected Tropical Disease

    How One African Country Is Working to Eliminate a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 24, 2020

    Trachoma, which can cause blindness, has been eliminated in 46 out of 50 regions in Uganda. Read more

  2. Article: Uganda Vaccinated More Than 19 Million Children Against Measles in 1 Month in 2019

    Uganda Vaccinated More Than 19 Million Children Against Measles in 1 Month in 2019

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 24, 2020

    While vaccinations have reduced measles deaths,110,000 people died of the disease in 2017. Read more

  3. Article: Britain Launches Citizens' Assemblies to Discuss How to Hit 2050 Net-Zero Emissions Target

    Britain Launches Citizens' Assemblies to Discuss How to Hit 2050 Net-Zero Emissions Target

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 24, 2020

    But Extinction Rebellion has called them "toothless." Read more

  4. Article: Scientists Set Doomsday Clock to 100 Seconds to Midnight

    Scientists Set Doomsday Clock to 100 Seconds to Midnight

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 24, 2020

    The Doomsday Clock now shows that nuclear war and climate change pose imminent threats to the world. Read more

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