Erin is ONE’s Policy Director for Global Health, specializing in global health issues including infectious diseases and maternal and child health. Erin joined ONE after working as the Policy Associate for the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases at the Sabin Vaccine Institute, where she helped develop and lead NTD policy, advocacy, and social media efforts. She also spent time in Kenya, where she conducted research on holistic care for female AIDS orphans.
December 03, 2012 / Erin Hohlfelder
As we commemorate World AIDS Day 2012, what will it take to drive progress towards the beginning of the end of AIDS?
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April 24, 2012 / Erin Hohlfelder
Even for those of us who work in global health, it’s amazingly easy to feel numb to the devastating impact of malaria.
January 17, 2012 / Erin Hohlfelder
Friday the 13th is a day known for superstition, fear, and bad luck. But the global health community in India attained a milestone that will ensure that we remember this past Friday the 13th as a day of progress and hope.
"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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