September 04, 2014 / Lance Gordon
The world could be on the verge of the first effective vaccine against dengue fever.
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July 29, 2013 / Amie Newman
Tong is part of a documentary about the recent Women Deliver conference -- an event held in May of 2013, in Kuala Lumpur--which brought together 4500 people from 149 different countries to talk about family planning globally.
June 06, 2013 / Emma Saloranta
These connections shouldn’t be seen as a side-product – they represent an extremely concrete and powerful result of bringing together masses of people who all share the same goal and passion.
May 31, 2013 / Julia Ravenscroft
Coming away from the Women Deliver conference, one cannot help but feel motivated.
May 27, 2013 / Julie Bernstein
I saw a glimpse of this harsh reality when I first traveled to Hades, Ethiopia in 2010. A woman had recently died giving birth and the village had banded together to help the grandmother care for the new baby.
"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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