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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: Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October
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    Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 15, 2019

    Measles can make children more vulnerable to fatal diseases like pneumonia or diarrheal diseases Read more

  2. Article: This Former US President Wants to Eliminate Diseases That Affect the World's Poorest
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    This Former US President Wants to Eliminate Diseases That Affect the World's Poorest

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 15, 2019

    Jimmy Carter's presidential term ended in 1981, but his work didn’t stop there. Read more

  3. Article: We Need to Tackle Poverty and Inequality to End the HIV Epidemic in the US
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    We Need to Tackle Poverty and Inequality to End the HIV Epidemic in the US

    Feb. 14, 2019

    Rates of HIV diagnoses have remained stable — but not among all groups. Read more

  4. Article: Australia Passes Bill to Help Sick Refugees in Offshore Detention
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    Australia Passes Bill to Help Sick Refugees in Offshore Detention

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 13, 2019

    Refugees in need of urgent medical care will now be permitted into Australia for treatment. Read more

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