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Healthy people are able to live fuller, happier lives. They are able to pull themselves out of extreme poverty. For pregnant mothers, newborns and children a healthy life requires vaccines and access to healthcare. Everyone must be healthy to end poverty.

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  1. Article: Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan
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    Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 18, 2018

    Stilwell residents could expect to die a quarter of a century before their peers. Read more

  2. Article: Child Deaths from Preventable Causes Have Been Cut in Half Since 2000
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    Child Deaths from Preventable Causes Have Been Cut in Half Since 2000

    Sept. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications. Read more

  3. Article: Here’s What It’s Like to Give Birth in 3 African Countries
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    Here’s What It’s Like to Give Birth in 3 African Countries

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 17, 2018

    How the Global Financing Facility has made a difference in three front-runner countries. Read more

  4. Article: Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak
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    Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak

    Sept. 14, 2018|Voice of America

    More than 2,000 cases of cholera and other waterborne diseases have been reported. Read more

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