May 15, 2015 / Priya Agrawal
In global health, it's a long path to bring a technology to market and reach the people it was designed for. To maximize the probability of impact, the process must begin with the end user.
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May 08, 2015 / Steven Buchsbaum
Grand Challenges Thailand Launched
April 28, 2015 / Steven Buchsbaum
How Do We Measure The Impact of Grand Challenges
April 28, 2015 / Dr. Mathuram Santosham
World Immunization Week provides a moment to reflect on the tremendous progress in reducing one of the world’s leading killers of children—diarrhea.
April 17, 2015 / Steven Buchsbaum, David D'Argenio
How We Review Grand Challenges Proposals
"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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