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4 July 2014
Camden, New Jersey, United States
The United States has the highest mother mortality rates of any developed country. Through a clinic on wheels, Merck for Mothers is giving prenatal check-ups to low-income pregnant women in Philadelphia and curbing de...
14 April 2014
São Paulo, Brazil
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In Brazil a conditional cash-transfer program is alleviating poverty, empowering women, and changing gender roles by giving families, especially mothers, money for sending kids to school and to regular doctor's visits.
15 January 2014
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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India has been able to eradicate polio through large-scale logistics, highly organized vaccine teams, proper funding, and accountability of health officials and front-line workers.
22 December 2013
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
A choir for singers aged 55-plus serves as a "hedge against loneliness," with weekly practices that give its members an activity combining creativity and socializing. The Encore Chorale is part of a network nationwide...
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