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New study finds that one-quarter of working-age adults and one-third of children in Kansas and Missouri live in households carrying medical debt and many with chronic illness and mental health conditions go without needed care

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— With stakeholders concerned about rising costs and access to health care, a new study finds that roughly one-quarter of adults (ages 19 to 64) in both Kansas and Missouri, and one-third of children in both states, live in households carrying medical debt. Those...

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RTI International launches new global pathology-based surveillance alliance

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— RTI International, a leading nonprofit research institution, today announced their role as secretariat of a new consortium with the goal of expanding pathology-based surveillance for more precise cause of death tracking in low-resources settings...

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RTI to partner with USAID on Nigeria water program

Research Triangle Park, NC—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with RTI International to improve urban water service delivery in Nigeria. The Effective Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services (E-WASH) program works to ensure sustainable water services...

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California improving $2 billion financial aid system based on new report

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—The California Student Aid Commission voted last month to adopt a number of policy reforms to improve the state’s $2 billion financial aid system. The unanimous vote followed the recommendations in a new report “Expanding Opportunity, Reducing Debt: Reforming...

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Nepal eliminates trachoma, a disease that causes blindness

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— The Government of Nepal has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, according to a recent announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO). With this announcement, Nepal joins a small number of countries in achieving validation of trachoma elimination....

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