April 15, 2013 / Cookie Monster
Cookie Monster talks about his very important cookie eating ritual.
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April 01, 2013 / Nicole Wickenhauser
What would your life be like if you had to walk 3.7 miles each day for water and wait for the cover of darkness to relieve yourself? This is today’s reality for millions of women and girls in developing countries around the world.
February 26, 2013 / Julia Bluestone
A Q&A between Julia Bluestone of Jhpiego and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition and Dr. Henry Perry of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on a recently released report examining community health workers’ effectiveness in saving lives
and improving health.
February 05, 2013 / Ann Jimerson
An interesting look at the uses of behavioral science and the parallel uses for political campaigns and promotion of adopting better health behaviors.
December 10, 2012 / Gina Lagomarsino
A quick profile of just some of the 80 innovative programs Highlights reviews in it's second edition, with a focus on maternal and child health.
"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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