July 07, 2014 / Brycie Jones
Gates Foundation employees share their inspiring book picks.
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Do we need to be better about using storytelling when it comes to the sharing the good news about vaccines? That was the major theme running through our third Gates Social, held on July 1.
June 29, 2014 / Gargee Ghosh
A new essay contest by the New Delhi-based Global Development Network seeks the best ideas from around the world on how to reinvent foreign aid for the 21st century.
June 13, 2014 / Bill Gates Sr.
I love Father’s Day because it is a reminder of how much being a father has shaped my life. One of those defining moments happened about 20 years ago....
June 09, 2014 / Brycie Jones
Gates Socials are small, in-person events hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for individuals who follow the foundation on social media.
"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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