Diane Scott is a Senior Communications Officer with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
August 16, 2012 / Diane Scott
We'll put out a new question every few days along with the correct answer to the previous quiz. Check in regularly to find out just how much you know about $h!t.
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August 02, 2012 / Diane Scott
I’d like to think I’m beyond giggling when I see “Synthetic Feces Update” on a meeting agenda. But let’s face it, I’m not.
May 16, 2012 / Diane Scott
How do we ensure that we will be able to feed the world as our population tops 9 billion by 2050?
March 23, 2012 / Diane Scott
Who are these special agents? Well, you, if you are a filmmaker, photo journalist, social entrepreneur, aid worker, inventor, or someone who just cares about solving global hunger.
"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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