April 29, 2015 / Amanda Lanzarone
We’re announcing two emergency response grants totaling $1 million dollars to meet the critical needs of those affected by the earthquake.
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December 08, 2014 / Tina Sciabica
Libraries are a solution: they offer an "integrated delivery" model that provides women with a safe space and access to essential information on health, livelihoods, rights, and more.
May 27, 2014 / Danielle Keiser
This May 28th, more than 145 organizations from all over the world are coming together to celebrate the world’s first Menstrual Hygiene Day and help break the silence around menstrual hygiene management.
January 30, 2014 / Susan W. Hayes
Equipping health workers with burn prevention, training and treatment in countries like Nepal helping to save and improve lives affected by an underreported crisis in global health.
October 16, 2013 / Gary Darmstadt, Wolfgang Munar
Why do millions of infants continue to die needlessly each year when tools are available to save them? Two approaches have emerged recently to saving newborn lives using behavior change in communities with high rates of newborn death.
"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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