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A treatment center in Costa Rica helps break common myths and misconceptions about addiction recovery
Global health
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Global health
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A treatment center in Costa Rica helps break common myths and misconceptions about addiction recovery

The Tico Times - August 5, 2019

Addiction can be a difficult subject to broach with a friend or loved one who's suffering from substance use disorder (SUD). Every person is different and each…

WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality
Global health
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Global health
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WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 27, 2019

At the 72nd Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Costa Rica launched a global plan to cut snakebite mortality in half by 2030. The roadmap will…

Despite Zika virus, Garabito mayor says “no chance” World Surfing Games will be cancelled
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Despite Zika virus, Garabito mayor says “no chance” World Surfing Games will be cancelled

The Tico Times - May 27, 2016

In the last week, 13 more cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Garabito on Costa Rica's Central Pacific, leaving the canton with 44 total cases, according to…

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases
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Global
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Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

AFP - November 2, 2014

See also: Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million…

Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation
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Global
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Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation

Larry Luxner - August 3, 2014

SEATTLE, Washington – The world’s largest private charity – established by the richest but arguably the most generous man in U.S. history – is pouring billions of…