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Nadia Sussman

29 December 2021

Brazil

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In Brazil, the world's largest producer of sugar cane, industry leaders have found a way to harvest the crop without sugar cane burning. Sugar cane burning is harmful to the environment and nearby residents. After com...

Santa Fe Reporter

Ted Alcorn

22 December 2021

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

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One of the nation's first programs using police officers to get people into drug treatment instead of jail succeeded at first, and inspired other programs throughout New Mexico. But the original Santa Fe program now s...

The Washington Post Magazine

Ted Alcorn

30 November 2021

Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

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Since 2018, Judge Jason Lidyard of Rio Arriba County, N.M., has forged a new model for a drug court. Instead of demanding abstinence from drugs as the price to stay out of jail, Lidyard uses respect and personal relat...

Nation Africa

Angela Oketch

30 November 2021

Kenya

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Public hospitals across Kenya offer Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP), pills for free to people who are HIV negative but are with HIV positive partners, as long as that person has an undetectable viral load. In Siaya Co...

Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman

24 November 2021

Alaska, United States

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Alaska has begun certifying peer support specialists with a free 40-hour training. Peer support specialists use their own experiences with mental health conditions or substance use to guide others dealing with similar...

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Helen Ubiñas

22 November 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The group Moms Bonded By Grief went beyond the support-group work it has done for years for survivors of gun violence homicide victims to take 50 children and their mothers and grandmothers to a Poconos Mountains wate...

Christian Science Monitor

Henry Gass

12 November 2021

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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Albuquerque established a new city department, Albuquerque Community Safety, that handles some of the 200,000 calls to 911 every year for a range of low-level, non-violent problems that don't require a police response...

Metro FM 90.8

Hasifah Namuli

12 November 2021

Uganda

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Better Reproductive Health, Better Communities Project is a partnership between nonprofits and medical providers working to increase awareness about unintended pregnancies and unsafe abortions, while also ensuring wom...

USA Today

Susan Milligan

11 November 2021

Vermont, United States

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A centralized communication and record keeping system, along with ensuring convenience for the largely rural population, led Vermont to the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate nationwide. The centralized system keeps tr...

North Carolina Health News

Elizabeth Thompson

8 November 2021

North Carolina, United States

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Community health workers with North Carolina Formerly Incarcerated Transition Program (NC FIT) counsel people recently released from jails and prisons to help them get the care they need for mental and physical health...

Wired

Maytal Eyal

4 November 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Philly Truce is a mobile app that lets people in crisis ask for help from volunteer conflict mediators without involving the police. The app connects people to social services and to volunteers who can help ensure tha...

Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman

3 November 2021

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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To address Alaska’s high suicide rates, especially among youth, programs like the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training teaches people how to safely and confidently talk about suicide. The two-day training prov...

70 Million

Jenee Darden

1 November 2021

Oakland, California, United States

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Until Oakland joins the list of cities sending counselors and social workers on emergency calls concerning mental health crises, a grassroots program called Mental Health First is diverting a small number of emergenci...

What's Next Magazine

Michael Hovde

1 November 2021

United States

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DontCallThePolice.com went online at the height of the 2020 social justice protests to give people a list of resources when they need help and might otherwise default to calling the police. The site is a directory of ...

Nigeria Health Watch

Bashar Abubakar

1 November 2021

Kano, Nigeria

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REACH (“Reaching Everyone with Accessible Community Health”) provides preventive and curative healthcare through a community-based health insurance initiative that offers different packages of care. Community members ...

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Gary Humphreys

1 November 2021

Bogotá, Colombia

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Safe System design is a public health framework for preventing traffic accidents and death. The system adapts and transforms roads as part of a broader system of reforms. In Bogotá, in addition to a city-wide speed li...

KBC Podcasts

Christopher Omondi

31 October 2021

Kenya

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Boda Boda operators have been a key component curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Siaya county. Four months after being declared a hotspot, the positivity rate dropped from 28% to less than 3%. Boda Boda operators enfor...

WKMG-TV

Erik Sandoval

29 October 2021

Orlando, Florida, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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Orange County, Florida, courts have ordered thousands of mental-competency hearings in recent years to test whether criminal defendants are mentally capable of facing charges. If they are not, they get released, leavi...

The Precision NG

Shola Ilesanmi

29 October 2021

Ondo, Nigeria

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The Abiyamo Maternal and Child Health Insurance Scheme provides free maternal and early childhood care, including hospital deliveries, to improve maternal and childhood survival rates. The government made a budgetary ...

Roll Call

Jim Saska

28 October 2021

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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The Violence Intervention Program at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center counsels victims of violence and links them to needed social services to try to keep them safe from future injury. Such hospital-based trauma care i...

The Kansas Leadership Center Journal (KLC Journal)

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Hunter Funk

27 October 2021

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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Since the early 2000s, when its overcrowded jail led to a decision to jail fewer people instead of adding more cells, Bexar County, Texas, has provided comprehensive help to people likely to end up jailed if social an...

Metro FM 90.8

Hasifah Namuli

27 October 2021

Uganda

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Lack of access to menstrual products contributes to the high drop rates among girls between primary and secondary school. A collaboration between civil society and government organizations created the Menstrual Health...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Prince James Story

26 October 2021

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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There are about 480,000 school buses in the country, less than one percent of them are electric. Replacing diesel school buses with electric ones would reduce greenhouse emissions by 5.3 million tons a year, it would ...

WURD

Peak Johnson

25 October 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Healing Hurt People helps the survivors of gun violence and other assaults starting bedside in hospitals and continuing during a patient's recovery. The group, partnering with other services providers, treats mental t...

WOIO-TV

Nichole Vrsansky

22 October 2021

Richland County, Ohio, United States

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To combat rising infant mortality rates, rural Richland County’s public health officials began a program to meet the needs of new and soon-to-be moms. The program provides maternal and infant care education as well as...

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