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The Global Poverty Project Company Profile

08:30 EDT 21st June 2018 | BioPortfolio

About Live Below the LineLive Below the Line is a campaign created by the Global Poverty Project which challenges people to Live Below the Line for five days, raising funds for and awareness of the 1.2 billion people who live below the line every day. Live Below the Line believes that to tackle extreme poverty, we must first understand it. Live Below the Line gives participants a unique glimpse into the lives of those living in extreme poverty. The campaign runs internationally and has raised over $10 million to date for the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations. www.livebelowtheline.ca


News Articles [346 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

How poverty changes your mind-set

Growing up in poverty weakens later health – even if you escape it

Noortje Uphoff, University of York This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Poverty remains a widespread problem. In the UK, 30% of children are growing up...

Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 -- A big boost in cigarette prices could lead to fewer health problems and less poverty for millions of people worldwide, according to a new study. The researchers from the Gl...

Poverty linked to increased risk of death and disability from NCDs in lower income countries

Poverty increases the risk of death and disability from non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes in low- and middle-income countries, a new systematic review shows...

Lack of paid sick leave increases poverty

(Florida Atlantic University) A new study has quantified, for the first time, the relationship between lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the US. The data indicates that, even when controlling for...

U.S. Opioid ODs Cluster in Centers of Poverty

MONDAY, March, 26, 2018 -- Poverty may be fueling America's opioid crisis, a new study suggests. Of the more than 515,000 Americans who have died from drug overdoses since 2006, most lived in poor are...

US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty Puts Forward a New Framework for Upward Mobility

In 2016, the US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty (the Partnership) convened with the task of answering one big, bold, and exciting question: What would Read more...

Low income is a neglected public health issue

Public health and poverty go hand in hand, the latter oftentimes affecting the former. While the root of poverty is complicated, political, and rarely based on an individual’s capacity to succeed, i...

PubMed Articles [1391 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The War On Poverty's Health Legacy: What It Was And Why It Matters.

The movement to promote a culture of health bears many similarities to another large-scale and ambitious effort from more than fifty years ago: President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty. Long a target...

Escaping from poverty trap: a choice between government transfer payments and public services.

Anti-poverty has always been an important issue to be settled. What policies should be selected to help individuals escaping from the poverty trap: by directly offering transfer payments or indirectly...

The primary care provider and the patient living in poverty: Applying the Bridges to Health and Healthcare model to NP practice.

There is a much recent emphasis on the social determinants of health, and poverty is the most influential of these. It is not enough merely to understand the influence of poverty on health-the primary...

The effect of a transition into poverty on child and maternal mental health: a longitudinal analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study.

Whether or not relative measures of income poverty effectively reflect children's life chances has been the focus of policy debates in the UK. Although poverty is associated with poor child and matern...

The inter- and intra- generational transmission of family poverty and hardship (adversity): A prospective 30 year study.

Children exposed to family poverty have been found to have higher morbidity and mortality rates, poorer mental health and cognitive outcomes and reduced life chances across a wide range of life domain...

Clinical Trials [2752 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Effect of Poverty on Psychological Well-being of Children

The aim of this study is to explore the impacts of poverty and income disparity on the psychological well-being of Hong Kong Chinese children.

The Value of Health Insurance: A Field Experiment in India

In this study, the investigators use a randomized field experiment in Karnataka, India, to measure the effects of a free inpatient public health insurance plan, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yoj...

Offering Free Fruits and Vegetables to Men at Risk of Poverty

The study aims to investigate whether the provision of free fresh fruits and vegetables to middle-aged men at risk of poverty increases their fruit and vegetable intake over a period of 4 ...

A Healthy People Initiative: Building the Socio-Economic Capital of Low Income Population At-Risk for HIV and Hepatitis-C

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity" (World Health Organization, 1948). Diseases such as HIV/AIDS and ...

Prevention of Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) in Rural High-endemic South Africa

Schistosomiasis is a poverty-related water-transmitted parasitic disease affecting more that 200 million people world wide. Infection with Schistosoma haematobium may cause Female Genital ...

Companies [1542 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

The Global Poverty Project

About Live Below the LineLive Below the Line is a campaign created by the Global Poverty Project which challenges people to Live Below the Line for five days, raising funds for an...

SVQF

SVQF, founded in 2006, serves to empower those in need by enhancing their potential while alleviating their poverty. SVQF's mission is to alleviate extreme poverty. To this end, SVQF supports experi...

The Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty

Millennium Promise

The mission of Millennium Promise is to help achieve the Millennium Development Goals - eight globally endorsed objectives addressing the multiple dimensions of extreme poverty - in Africa by 2015. T...

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (www.msdf.org) is dedicated to improving the lives of children living in urban poverty around the world. With offices in Austin, TX, New Delhi, India, and Cape Town...

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We have published hundreds of The Global Poverty Project news stories on BioPortfolio along with dozens of The Global Poverty Project Clinical Trials and PubMed Articles about The Global Poverty Project for you to read. In addition to the medical data, news and clinical trials, BioPortfolio also has a large collection of The Global Poverty Project Companies in our database. You can also find out about relevant The Global Poverty Project Drugs and Medications on this site too.

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