Alexandra Farnum is program officer in Global Health Policy and Advocacy at the foundation.
May 13, 2013 / Alexandra Farnum, Douglas Hopper
This Global Fund infographic offers a clear and powerful snapshot of where we stand in the global fight against malaria.
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January 17, 2013 / Alexandra Farnum
Today, a diverse group of global partners announced that they have made measurable progress over the past year toward achieving the goal of controlling or eliminating 10 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020.
April 25, 2012 / Alexandra Farnum
Today is World Malaria Day. Every day, while we go about our daily life, mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are making people sick in countries around the world where malaria still exists.
June 24, 2011 / Alexandra Farnum
Saving lives is challenging work. But it’s being done today by those people and organizations who are working to prevent deaths from malaria.
"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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