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Poverty, inequality, and Public Health - The Reality-Based Community

Poverty, inequality, and Public Health - The Reality-Based Community | Poverty | Scoop.it
Poverty, inequality, and Public Health
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I will use my time to discuss some linkages between poverty, inequality, and health.
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News - Indiana Public Media | Decreased Smoking Rates Correlate With Poverty Levels

News - Indiana Public Media | Decreased Smoking Rates Correlate With Poverty Levels | Poverty | Scoop.it
A report released by the University of Washington shows smoking rates are declining in wealthier counties faster than poorer counties.
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A grain of hope AFRICAN businesses are reluctant employers. A given firm in Sub-Saharan Africa typically has 24% fewer people on its books than equivalent firms...
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Pitts: The real face of poverty - Roanoke Times

Pitts: The real face of poverty - Roanoke Times | Poverty | Scoop.it
Pitts: The real face of poverty Roanoke Times You see, Shanesha Taylor is poor and much of what passes for discussion of the poor in this country is less about people than about types, cardboard cutouts from the overheated imaginations of those who...
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Muslim groups are putting their faith in food banks to help tackle poverty

Muslim groups are putting their faith in food banks to help tackle poverty | Poverty | Scoop.it
Adam Forrest: Once a preserve of Christian charities, Muslim-run food banks are now catering for diverse communities in need (While the BNP are starting racist "indigenous only" food banks, Muslim groups are feeding anyone in need.
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County Rankings Highlight Child Poverty and Health Disparities

County Rankings Highlight Child Poverty and Health Disparities | Poverty | Scoop.it
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that the least healthy counties have twice as many children living in poverty and twice the mortality rate of healthier counties.
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When It Comes to Teen Pregnancy, Support Is Prevention - RH Reality Check

When It Comes to Teen Pregnancy, Support Is Prevention - RH Reality Check | Poverty | Scoop.it
RH Reality Check When It Comes to Teen Pregnancy, Support Is Prevention RH Reality Check Although this statement has been disproven—it is poverty that is more likely to lead to teenage pregnancy—efforts that use outdated prevention frameworks and...
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Opportunity International and The MasterCard Foundation Plan To Help 7M Out of Poverty With $22.7M Partnership

Opportunity International and The MasterCard Foundation Plan To Help 7M Out of Poverty With $22.7M Partnership | Poverty | Scoop.it
OI and The MasterCard Foundation plan to enter phase two of this partnership as they announce a $22.7 million expansion in funding, The Africa Growth and Innovations Initiative.
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Joseph: King's campaign against poverty of all races - Roanoke Times

Joseph: King's campaign against poverty of all races - Roanoke Times | Poverty | Scoop.it
Joseph: King's campaign against poverty of all races Roanoke Times This week, as we remember the 46th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, we should remember the lessons from the civil rights icon's last great political crusade:...
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FUNDRAISING | EU-Africa Summit: Time to end preconceptions? | EU Observer

FUNDRAISING | EU-Africa Summit: Time to end preconceptions? | EU Observer | Poverty | Scoop.it
Europe needs to move away from paternalism and humanitarianism while African states must cease to wield Europe’s guilty past for leverage.

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