September 28, 2015 / Monica Posada
The Malaria Consortium's Pneumonia Diagnostics Project is taking on the challenge of reducing under-five pneumonia deaths by finding the best tools to diagnose its symptoms.
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July 13, 2015 / Alan Magill
PMI excels at delivering our best tools quickly and efficiently to the people at greatest risk.
April 22, 2015 / Debora Miranda
The news from our research is reassuring...we did not find any fake medicines. But poor quality drugs still exist and are a great concern.
April 20, 2015 / Abigail Pratt
When it comes to malaria, we need to innovate in order to eliminate.
January 29, 2014 / Nancy Haselow, William Lin
More than one billion people are at risk from neglected tropical diseases. Resources to prevent infection by intestinal worms like proper sanitation facilities, clean water and even soap can be scarce.
"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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