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How Access to Water and Sanitation Helps Women and Girls

Posted by Katherine Bliss – Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Global Health Policy Center and Senior Fellow, Americas Program In previous posts I have focused on the challenge of gender-based violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, noting the high … Continue reading

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Malaria – Facts from the World Health Organization

Malaria, the world’s most important parasitic infectious disease, is transmitted by mosquitoes which breed in fresh or occasionally brackish water. The disease and how it affects people The symptoms of malaria include fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, nausea and … Continue reading

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