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Hostels for Hope: Easing the Burden for Women with Cancer

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon believes that no woman should die of cervical or breast cancer, no matter where she lives. So they decided it was time for the women of Tanzania to have “homes away from home” near the country’s only two cancer treatment centers that could save their lives.

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A Transformation in Health Debates

One the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, a new partnership launched to strengthen primary health care systems in low- and middle-income countries. CEO of Save the Children shares her take on the partnership, and how it will support countries to achieve Universal Health Coverage.

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Fake Antimalarials: How Big Is the problem?

The news from our research is reassuring...we did not find any fake medicines. But poor quality drugs still exist and are a great concern.

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Improving Primary Care for the Poor by Leveraging Drug Sellers at Scale: Tanzania’s Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets Program

In developing countries, especially in rural areas where access to health care and pharmacies are limited, private drug shops play a particularly important role. With so many of the world’s poor seeking care from private drug shops it is important to ensure that these shops provide safe medicines and the best possible advice and care.

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Challenge: Help Make Childhood Pneumonia Easier to Treat

Grand Challenges Explorations Round 14 is calling for innovations to better treat childhood pneumonia.

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