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The New York Times

Andrew Jacobs

5 May 2018

Panipat, Haryana, India

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The World Health Organization estimates that $200 billion worth of productivity is lost every year due to untreated poor eyesight. Several organizations, such as EYElliance and Aravind Eye Hospital, are working to com...

NPR

Keren Landman

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5 May 2018

Tifton, Georgia, United States

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For transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, seeking healthcare can be an agonizing process due to discrimination and a lack of provider familiarity with their unique healthcare needs. QMed, a virtual health ...

Washington Post

Karen Weese

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1 May 2018

Delaware, United States

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To reduce unplanned pregnancies, Delaware "embarked on an ambitious experiment" that worked to eliminate barriers that prevented women from pursuing alternative forms of birth control, such as cost and convenience. Af...

Vox

German Lopez

17 April 2018

France

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When France changed their policy in 1995, and allowed primary care doctors to prescribe buprenorphine, an anti-drug medication that reduces cravings for opioids, a drastic change happened. “Within four years, overdose...

Mediamax Network

Evelyne Makena

15 April 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

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Gertrude Children's Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya has a new telemedicine program that allows pediatric specialists to consult on cases in rural areas of Kenya. Specialists can hold consults with patients via webcam to h...

Daily Emerald

Austin Willhoft

15 April 2018

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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When choosing an industry to work in, cultural and familial pressures may play a role, especially around the field of mental health. When this proved true for a handful of international students at the University of O...

NPR

Kat Chow

6 April 2018

Rochester, New York, United States

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The Finger Lakes Community Health Center in New York is bringing healthcare to rural immigrant populations via video consultations. Dr. Sirene Garcia, the head of the program reaches her patients through video confere...

Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman

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28 March 2018

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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Alaska’s Southcentral Foundation has implemented “integrated” primary care which brings together a patient’s primary care and behavioral health providers as well as navigators, legal assistance, and nutritionists all ...

Nigeria Health Watch

Bashar Abubakar

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26 March 2018

Madadi, Kebbi, Nigeria

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A small farming community in Nigeria attracted the attention of local and state governments as well as NGOs when they built themselves a two room primary school in 2003. With additional funding from many actors, the c...

Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman

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21 March 2018

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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Expansion of Medicaid in Alaska is helping low-income adults, especially those with mental health issues and addiction, receive the care that they need to remain productive members of society. Being able to see primar...

BBC

Tom Colls

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20 March 2018

London, England

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The “pathways” model of care brings together a multi-discipline team to improve the care of homeless patients in-hospital by addressing immediate needs and ensuring that they are not discharged without a place to stay.

The Christian Science Monitor

Husna Haq

19 March 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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A Los Angeles program provides the homeless with housing and a case manager. By providing a path to accessing care, people Do not need to use the emergency department as the place they receive care while housing provi...

Forbes

Kerry A. Dolan

12 March 2018

Bamako, Mali

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By the time sick kids reach a clinic, it can be too late. Through home visits, community health workers in Mali are spotting early signs of malaria, pneumonia, diarrheal disease, and malnutrition and providing treatme...

Quartz

Edward Siddons

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3 March 2018

Nigeria

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Even after escaping Boko Haram, kidnapped girls and women face social exclusion. They are often viewed as potential insurgents or as guilty of inviting sexual abuse on themselves. Mobile teams coordinated by Plan Inte...

The New York Times

Fran Quigley

27 February 2018

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Large pharmaceutical companies may be in trouble as state legislatures nationwide are passing laws that force big pharma to be more transparent about their prices, and forcing the utilization of generic alternatives u...

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Jillian Bauer-Reese

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20 February 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Comprehensive User Engagement Sites (CUES) are currently primarily open to opiate addicts and are equipped to deal with opioid related overdoses and safe administration of the drugs. Some sites are now beginning to di...

New York Daily News

Greg B. Smith

19 February 2018

New York, New York, United States

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In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio has worked with countless non-profits to try to decrease homelessness in the city. Finally, one solution is showing positive effects. Supportive housing is a type of affordable h...

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Odette Chalaby

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19 February 2018

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In order to address racial disparities in breast cancer survival rates, the Chicago-based Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force initiated a program to provide African American women with navigators. These navigators—w...

The New York Times

Miriam Zoila Perez

14 February 2018

Winter Garden, Florida, United States

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A Florida clinic has achieved success caring for pregnant women from traditionally marginalized communities and helping them deliver healthy babies. The clinic’s care is distinguished by access for women with all type...

Politico

Ethan Epstein

18 January 2018

Riverside, California, United States

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Riverside County is maintaining its college graduates and instilling them with community spirit. University of California at Riverside has a new medical school that provides free education to young adults, who agree t...

News Deeply

Didem Tali

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11 January 2018

Mongolia

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By increasing access to maternal clinics and embracing innovations in medical telecommunications technology, Mongolia has dramatically decreased deaths related to pregnancy and birth. With many people living in remote...

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Nick Fouriezos

11 January 2018

Mississippi, United States

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In order to overcome the lowest doctor-to-patient-ratio in the country, Mississippi has implemented a robust telemedicine program. The program counts among its successes a diabetes prevention program where people regu...

Montana PBS

Beth Saboe

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8 January 2018

Choteau, Montana, United States

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The majority of counties in Montana face a shortage of healthcare professionals, especially those dealing with mental health. However, Montana is mobilizing its students to become doctors and stay in-state. The Target...

Rewire

Mary Annette Pember

5 January 2018

United States

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It is exceptionally difficult for indigenous people in Canada and the United States to receive culturally competent care from non-Native providers. A series of efforts focused on maternal care and the role of midwives...

The Hechinger Report

Peggy Barmore

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24 December 2017

West Virginia, United States

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A public-private initiative has successfully increased graduation rates and decreased teen pregnancies in West Virginia's opioid-ridden hills. Reconnecting McDowell brings together nonprofits, government representativ...

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