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Humanosphere is your go-to source for news, conversation and analysis regarding global health, poverty and inequity.
Humanosphere is your go-to source for news, conversation and analysis regarding global health, poverty and inequity.

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Playing JadedAid, the aid-and-development extension of Cards Against Humanity, is SURE to end extreme poverty before 2030. Who's in?
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Seattle-based +Landesa has won the +Conrad N Hilton Foundation's $2 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize​ for its work on land-rights advocacy since the Vietnam War, which at the time got him contempt from both left-wing peaceniks and right-wing hawks.
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Madame President a.k.a Nobel Peace Prize winner a.k.a Liberia’s "Iron Lady" talks to Humanosphere about mistakes made, lessons learned and what she still wants to see from the international community to prevent a catastrophe like the Ebola outbreak from happening again.
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A year ago, study sessions would have been illegal as schools in Sierra Leone closed for nine months to curb the spread of the Ebola virus. Now, the remnants of the crisis still remain in classrooms.
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This story from 2014 remains one of Humanosphere's most popular pieces, and it seems with every mass shooting incident, there's always a new opportunity to bring back these facts and visuals from +University of Washington - Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
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What did you do before you were 20? These girls are working hard toward gender equality.
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Good intentions alone don’t educate girls. +Michael Buckler of Village X breaks it down for Humanosphere:
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The evidence shows that taking migrants in actually makes a country better off. Michael Clemens of the +Center for Global Development sets the record straight on the benefits of migration on our podcast:
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The +United Nations' Global Goals, aka the Super Bowl of the humanitarian industry, is kicking off this week! And this year, celebrities from One Direction to Charlize Theron is jumping on the bandwagon.
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"I walk inside the main ward, you know, close to about six dead bodies then ... just laying all over the place," said a senior US health official. "I’m not for blaming anybody for anything but WHO could really spend a little more time on Kenema."

An +Associated Press investigation found that the +World Health Organization mismanaged its response and delayed declaring the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone an international emergency:
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