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Al Jazeera

Laura López González

17 November 2020

Switzerland

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As the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine continues, many officials are preemptively discussing how the vaccine will be disseminated, especially as richer countries have already "rich staked their claim to the first d...

Fierce for Black Women

Connie Green Freightman

12 November 2020

Mississippi, United States

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Across Mississippi and Georgia, mutual aid groups have formed and existing groups have expanded to address increased racial inequities in the health care system during the coronavirus pandemic. Several of the groups a...

NPR

Yuki Noguchi

11 November 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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A health clinic in Minneapolis has played a significant role in combating racial gaps in health by prioritizing community-oriented primary care and recruiting staff – including leaders and doctors – from the local com...

Time Magazine

Max Blau

9 November 2020

Clinch County, Georgia, United States

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Rural hospitals across the country often struggle to stay open in states where Medicaid has not been expanded, but a method known as "swing beds" has helped two critical-access hospitals in Georgia to avoid this fate....

The Lancet

Paul Adepoju

1 November 2020

Ghana

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Even before the coronavirus pandemic limited access to health care facilities, health specialists across Africa were already beginning to turn to technology-based mental health services to offer care with fewer barrie...

The Current

Marie Elizabeth Oliver

30 October 2020

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused many healthcare practice to move to a virtual space, but for Spanish-speaking communities, telehealth wasn't a solution on its own. In New Orleans, interpreters, doctors, and patien...

The Current

Christiaan Mader

28 October 2020

Colfax, Louisiana, United States

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When the coronavirus pandemic caused organizations and businesses to shut their doors, some medical practices, such as facilities that treat addiction, found relief by moving to telehealth services. In Lousiana, "emer...

Montana Free Press

Emily Stifler Wolfe

26 October 2020

West Yellowstone, Montana, United States

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Promotoras de salud is a term that describe lay Latina community members who have been trained to provide health education to community members, and it's a concept that has helped eliminate barriers and improve health...

The Current

Marie Elizabeth Oliver

21 October 2020

Louisiana, United States

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In Louisiana, where many communities face barriers to health care access, the implementation of a 211 hotline during the coronavirus pandemic has helped residents access the information they need to make informed deci...

Next City

Sarah Kwon

14 October 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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A doula program in San Francisco is helping to create jobs and build equity in maternal health, especially for Black mothers. Training is free for the client as well as for the doulas, with trainees also receiving men...

The Boston Globe

Johanna Seltz

7 October 2020

Hanover, Massachusetts, United States

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In Hanover, two collaborative efforts – one between the hospital system and the town and another between the public school district and paramedics – have helped residents access coronavirus testing without leaving the...

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

Marissa Plescia

7 October 2020

Minnesota, United States

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The Rural Mental Health Outreach program in Minnesota is helping farmers in the region to tackle mental health challenges that are related to the stresses involved in their profession. Other states have taken notice o...

Oklahoma Watch

Whitney Bryen

Quinton Chandler

4 October 2020

Oklahoma, United States

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Oklahoma mental health and police agencies supply free tablets to police departments, enabling officers summoned to a mental health crisis to connect on the spot with a licensed mental health professional. The telehea...

NPR

Nina Feldman

1 October 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Comprised of doctors, nurses, and medical students, the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium is helping to bring free coronavirus testing to Black Philadelphians who are "contracting the coronavirus and dying from COVID-...

Kaiser Health News

Markian Hawryluk

28 September 2020

Sterling, Colorado, United States

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Because access to addiction treatment is difficult in rural communities, a state program in Colorado has allowed for RV's to be turned into mobile clinics, which has proved especially useful during the coronavirus pan...

Enlace Latino

Victoria Bouloubasis

Andrea Patiño Contreras

24 September 2020

Durham, North Carolina, United States

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A group of health professionals known as Latinx Advocacy Team & Interdisciplinary Network for COVID-19, or LATIN-19, is helping to bring coronavirus-specific health care access to North Carolina's Latino community. Be...

Nigeria Health Watch

Adam Alqali

22 September 2020

Kano, Nigeria

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Kano State, once the epicenter in Nigeria for cases of COVID-19, now boasts the highest rate of daily testing numbers after piloting a community-sampling strategy that allowed for mass testing. The pilot was largely p...

North Carolina Health News

Liora Engel-Smith

8 September 2020

Pender County, North Carolina, United States

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In North Carolina, it can be difficult to attract health care workers to rural areas, but a few counties have seen signs of success from various efforts. Tactics such as using financial incentives, creating a pipeline...

America First?

Ali-Asghar Abedi

8 September 2020

France

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The average cost of childcare in the U.S. has doubled since 1997, leaving many unable or struggling to access care; but in France, lawmakers have found a way to enact affordable, universal childcare. The childcare fac...

PBS NewsHour

William Brangham

Jason Kane

3 September 2020

Sydney, Australia

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Australia's health care system combines public and private health insurance to create a hybrid model that caters to every citizen. Although there is some uncertainty surrounding the future of the private health care p...

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

2 September 2020

South Korea

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The United States is facing a coronavirus testing problem that is due to both governmental inaction and an inefficient health care system, but the nation has faced a similar problem before. When determining how best t...

PBS NewsHour

William Brangham

Jason Kane

2 September 2020

Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland

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Switzerland is home to the world's lowest avoidable mortality rate and residents of the country live longer lives and are healthier than those who live in the United States. Health policy experts credit the Swiss heal...

PBS NewsHour

William Brangham

1 September 2020

United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom's single-payer health insurance system, known as the National Health Service, has helped citizens obtain the essential care they need without having to worry about the cost of the care. While the mo...

Associated Press

Linda A. Johnson

20 August 2020

Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States

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Although offering at-home care has been a practice for some time, the coronavirus pandemic has helped prompt more health insurance companies to allow health care workers to implement the practice at a larger scale. Tr...

Chicago Health

Katie Scarlett Brandt

19 August 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Over 100 organizations in Chicago that focus on helping those who are experiencing homelessness are now working together to provide COVID-19 testing and increase housing capacity throughout the city. Although testing ...

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