Joanne Carter is executive director of RESULTS and RESULTS Education Fund and serves on the board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
March 23, 2012 / Joanne Carter
This year marks a decade since the creation of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. The Fund’s impact on the TB fight has been extraordinary.
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March 24, 2011 / Joanne Carter
On a Friday evening in 1882, Dr. Robert Koch stood before a rapt audience at the Berlin Physiological Society and presented a momentous discovery: the identification of the bacteria that causes
"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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