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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: India Just Opened Its First Elephant Hospital — and the Pictures Are Amazing
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    India Just Opened Its First Elephant Hospital — and the Pictures Are Amazing

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 19, 2018

    India is home to half of Asia’s elephant population. Read more

  2. Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.
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    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  3. Article: An Award-Winning South African Organisation Has Helped 3.5 Million People Access HIV Health Services
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    An Award-Winning South African Organisation Has Helped 3.5 Million People Access HIV Health Services

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 19, 2018

    But, it says, efforts to end HIV infections must include communities and partnerships. Read more

  4. Article: There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'
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    There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 16, 2018

    "Sleeping sickness" is transmitted by tsetse flies infected with parasites that dig into the brain. Read more

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