About Jacky Habib

Jacky Habib is a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. She reports on global development, social issues, and impact.

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  1. Artículo: Despite New Global Commitments to Support Women’s Health, a $222B Gap Remains

    Despite New Global Commitments to Support Women’s Health, a $222B Gap Remains

    Por Jacky Habib|15 de Noviembre de 2019

    The UN agency on sexual and reproductive health needs $222 billion more to meet its 2030 goals. Leer más

  2. Artículo: How Canada Is Funding Women’s Health Around the World

    How Canada Is Funding Women’s Health Around the World

    Por Jacky Habib|15 de Noviembre de 2019

    In 2018, Canada contributed $128 million to the UN family planning fund to empower women and girls. Leer más

  3. Artículo: Virtual Checkups Are Helping People in Rural Bangladesh Access Health Care

    Virtual Checkups Are Helping People in Rural Bangladesh Access Health Care

    Por Jacky Habib|8 de Noviembre de 2019

    Amid a shortage of 60,000 physicians, technology can help fill the gap. Leer más

  4. Artículo: Power Outages in Zimbabwe Are Putting Women Giving Birth at Risk

    Power Outages in Zimbabwe Are Putting Women Giving Birth at Risk

    Por Jacky Habib|6 de Noviembre de 2019

    Power outages may worsen maternal mortality, which is at 614 deaths per 100,000 live births. Leer más

  5. Artículo: This Disease in the Congo Is Killing More People Than Ebola

    This Disease in the Congo Is Killing More People Than Ebola

    Por Jacky Habib|5 de Noviembre de 2019

    More than 4,400 people have died in the current outbreak, but the media is barely talking about it. Leer más

  6. Artículo: A New Vaccine Just Arrived in the Congo to Help Combat the Current Ebola Outbreak

    A New Vaccine Just Arrived in the Congo to Help Combat the Current Ebola Outbreak

    Por Jacky Habib|4 de Noviembre de 2019

    The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has claimed nearly 2,200 lives. Leer más

  7. Artículo: Brazilian Children Face Increased Respiratory Illnesses Due to Amazon Fires: Study

    Brazilian Children Face Increased Respiratory Illnesses Due to Amazon Fires: Study

    Por Jacky Habib|1 de Noviembre de 2019

    The number of children hospitalised with respiratory problems doubled from 2018 to 2019. Leer más

  8. Artículo: 120 Children in Sudan Die Every Day From Malnutrition: UNICEF

    120 Children in Sudan Die Every Day From Malnutrition: UNICEF

    Por Jacky Habib|31 de Octubre de 2019

    One million children were displaced this year, and more than 3.5 million are out of school. Leer más

  9. Artículo: Zambia Aims to Eliminate All Malaria-Related Deaths by 2030

    Zambia Aims to Eliminate All Malaria-Related Deaths by 2030

    Por Jacky Habib|30 de Octubre de 2019

    African countries are disproportionately impacted by malaria. Leer más

  10. Artículo: Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active Tuberculosis Disease

    Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active Tuberculosis Disease

    Por Jacky Habib|29 de Octubre de 2019

    This experimental vaccine is 54% effective at preventing latent TB from turning into the disease. Leer más