November 27, 2013 / Melinda Gates
Today, more than 10 million people are receiving anti-retroviral therapy, which is 99 percent cheaper than it was back then. The rate of new HIV infections has also fallen by one-third.
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August 01, 2013 / Eric Kilongi
A support group started by frontline health workers in Kenya is promoting exclusive breast-feeding to reduce mother-to-child transmission and improve overall child health and nutrition.
July 25, 2013 / Hayden Peters and Jeremy Taglieri
A completed hospice program in Tanzania, financed by PEPFAR, showcases the sustainable effect of US global health programming when investments are made in frontline health workers.
July 18, 2013 / Delia Helie & A. Gillian Freedman
The unfailing commitment of frontline health workers like Lebeoana Tsasanyane of Lesotho to deliver an integrated package of HIV prevention and treatment services is critical to ushering in an AIDS-free generation.
May 23, 2013 / Banza Chela
In Zambia, a group of mothers and teenage girls are on a mission to fight HIV discrimination within their church and the community at large.
"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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