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Tamara Kamis’ Fundraising Page

Name: Tamara Kamis Location: Lexington, Massachusetts Role: Journalist Fundraising Goal: $500 How did you get interested in global issues? I have always been interested in making the world a better place. When I was younger, I learned more about global issues by participating in Model United Nations. Now, I read the news daily. Why are […]

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Improving Food Security in Malawi Through Agricultural Research

One of the key underpinnings of public health is food security — especially in a nation with a fast-growing population, such as Malawi. Many organizations, including the nonprofit — Soil, Food and Healthy Communities (SFHC) are working to empower communities through improving food security in Malawi. How do they aim to achieve this? By working […]

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The Office of International Disability Rights Act, Explained

One billion people, or over 15% of the world’s population, have some form of disability, according to The World Bank. Despite the widespread prevalence of disability, many people with disabilities across the world struggle to access basic services, public spaces and employment. This traps many people with disabilities in poverty and impairs their health. To […]

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Healthcare in Trinidad and Tobago

Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, an island nation in the southeastern West Indies, have universal access to insurance through a national health insurance system as well as a low-cost network of hospitals and public clinics. However, healthcare in Trinidad and Tobago still faces some challenges. Healthcare Successes Trinidad and Tobago is a high-income developing nation. […]

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Online Education for Health Care in Africa

In order to alleviate the burden of chronic and infectious illnesses, countries across Africa need more health care professionals. According to the WHO, Africa has access to only 3% of the world’s health workers while suffering from over 24% of the global burden of disease. As the WHO wrote in the Global strategy on human […]

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Treating Tuberculosis in Liberia

As COVID-19 spreads across the world, it is still not the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent. According to the CDC, that title belongs to tuberculosis, a respiratory illness that the bacteria species Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes. It usually targets the lungs but can attack any part of the body. Tuberculosis in Liberia, […]