A nonprofit is helping refugees build careers in America as the Trump administration restricts resettlement.
Dr. Don Hopkins has been leading the fight to eradicate Guinea Worm Disease
While China's ban on the ivory trade represents a huge step forward for a country that only recently called ivory carving part of its intangible cultural heritage, it's simply not enough to turn Beijing into the responsible international actor it claims to be.
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Women often feel obliged to uphold the tradition and aren't aware of the fact that men are actually against it.
The Rio Olympics has been hit by allegations of a conflict of interest over the dangers of the Zika virus to tens of thousands
Girls who don't undergo FGM are considered "dirty" and could lose out on marriage prospects.
More than 11,300 people have died over the past two years in the world's worst Ebola epidemic, nearly all of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
In reporting an epidemic, narratives of life on the ground add impact and color to hard data on deaths and recovery rates
After more than 11,000 deaths, there are only a few remaining cases.
For a country to be declared free of the virus, it must go 42 days without seeing a new infection.
Given the conflicting interests and lack of military experience on the part of the coalition's members, there is ample reason to conclude that this alliance lacks substance.
Guinea was the source of the largest and deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. As the virus cut its deadly path through families, communities and a worried nation, it was aided by unwilling accomplices--rumors, suspicion and misinformation.
We cannot afford to put off action any longer. Experts predict that within the next 30 years, we are likely to face a pandemic like the 1918 Spanish Flu, which could kill as many as 30 million people in 250 days -- and reduce global GDP by nearly five percent, or close to $4 trillion.