Half of the world’s population is at risk of life-threatening malaria, yet there are simple, effective ways to prevent and treat this deadly mosquito-borne disease.
A million children are infected with tuberculosis (TB) annually and as many as 32,000 develop a drug-resistant strain of the disease that is extremely difficult to treat, according to a study published in The Lancet, a British medical journal.
Sonali’s family in Bangladesh went from shunned to shining as a result of World Vision child sponsorship and Gift Catalog goats and chickens.
This World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, families and health workers are celebrating that child HIV rates dropped 60 percent between 2009 and 2015 in 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is great news because it shows efforts are working, says Gloria Ekpo, World Vision’s HIV and AIDS specialist.