April 17, 2014 / Owen Nyaka
Improvements to Malawi’s network for transporting laboratory samples will help people living with HIV get vital test results quicker.
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April 17, 2014 / Cheikh Seck
In Senegal, we have not been brainwashed by international donors to support family planning. Our primary interest is the well-being of the people of our country.
April 14, 2014 / Vicki Phillips
Margaret Box leads a group of teachers from across the country to collaborate on a set of exemplary videos of kids engaged in the Common Core.
April 11, 2014 / Doulaye Koné
We saw a tremendous amount of progress at the 2014 “Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India” we held in New Delhi last month. Just 18 months after the first fair, our partners came to New Delhi with early versions of toilets that look like real commercial products.
It was amazing to see so many ideas and technologies integrated into devices that can safely collect and processes human waste.
April 11, 2014 / Ariel Pablos-Mendez
In celebrating World Health Worker Week, we're reminded of the challenge of addressing the health workforce crises to meet the global health priorities of USAID.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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