February 24, 2015 / Alan Magill
Mosquitoes - and the diseases they transmit - have shaped Haiti's history. It's time to make history again.
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January 07, 2015 / Clayton Ajello, David Addiss, Dr. Neeraj Mistry
Meet a family in the Dominican Republic and learn about the link between nutrition, neglected tropical diseases, and child growth and development.
September 04, 2013 / Chris Higgins
Giving people access to the Internet in a public setting doesn't mean handing them a free pass to infinite animated GIFs; it means jobs, health information, and education.
August 13, 2012 / Deborah Jacobs
The Dominican Republic’s Community Technology Center (CTC) program is at the heart of its strategy to empower people and help them overcome problems such as poverty, unemployment, and poor 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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