September 28, 2016 / Michel Zaffran
Polio thrives in climates of neglect and indifference, but the world's refusal to accept its existence will drive it out wherever it may live.
Full Blog Post ›
April 13, 2016 / Christa Reynolds
Locally produced videos are helping rural communities in Africa and Asia improve hygiene and nutrition.
May 18, 2015 / Dagfinn Høybråten
Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report underscores geographic disparities in vaccine availability.
October 23, 2012 / Laurie Lee
A look at factors driving economic growth across many countries in Africa in the 21st century.
October 04, 2012 / Gary Darmstadt, Wolfgang Munar
It's about "scaling up" what works best to improve health and save lives.
"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.
©2017 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation