Entries by Frosina Tashkowska

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S.Res. 310: The Importance of Ending Pediatric AIDS

HIV/AIDS is embedded in social and economic inequity and there exists a critical connection between the disease and poverty. There is strong evidence that the disease affects individuals of lower socioeconomic status and impoverished nations at a disproportionately high rate. This is also true when examining the occurrence of mother-to-child transmission, which accounts for more […]

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How China Is Leading in Poverty Reduction

China is the world’s most populated country and has a culture that stretches back nearly 4,000 years. In recent years, its achievements in poverty reduction have been unprecedented. China is leading the world in poverty reduction, outpacing many other major nations in terms of national focus. These efforts can be attributed to Chinese President Xi […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Aid SeriousFun Children’s Network

On the November 1, 2017 viewing of The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon revealed The Tonight Show’s limited edition Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Marshmallow Moon. Just like that of Tonight Dough, Fallon’s ever-popular permanent flavor, all proceeds of Marshmallow Moon benefit the SeriousFun Children’s Network. This global charity community of 30 camps and programs serves […]

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How to Aid People With Depression in the Developing World

Depression is one of the most common conditions affecting Americans each year. In a country as developed as the U.S., health professionals can readily provide high-quality care to patients struggling with depression. Prescription medications have proven successful in treating and helping patients manage their depression, as have therapy and counselling programs. This is unfortunately not […]

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Spotlight on World Antibiotic Awareness Week

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017 is set to occur from November 13 to 19 this year. Sponsored and run by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Antibiotic Awareness Week will be focusing on achieving one very specific goal set forth by the WHO: Encourage people to seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking […]

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Regulating Maternal Immunizations in Developing Countries

Maternal immunization is a necessary solution to reduce mortality rates for newborns as well as pregnant women. These vaccines must be monitored for safety and effectiveness. Systems must also be enforced to make the change, especially in low and middle-income countries, as the neonatal (first 28 days of life) period mortality rates are significantly higher […]

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WHO Campaign Tackling the Malaria Epidemic in Nigeria

Nigeria is in the middle of a medical crisis. Having recently suffered from the massive 2016 Ebola outbreak and neighboring countries suffering from extreme cases of yellow fever, another serious disease remains. With over 6.9 million people in need of healthcare intervention, the WHO and its health sector partners are now tackling one of the […]