October 16, 2016 / Leah Rush
This week, we announced two emergency response grants totaling $2.8 million to meet the critical needs of those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
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July 28, 2015 / Helen Matzger, Anita Zaidi
Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a simple, cheap and effective intervention that has prevented millions of deaths from diarrhea-related dehydration.
May 12, 2015 / David Sack
An innovative diagnostic allows health workers to prevent a cholera outbreak in Cameroon.
February 24, 2015 / Helen Matzger
Vaccine stockpiles protect South Sudanese refugees against cholera.
June 09, 2014 / Helen Matzger
The world has made great strides against cholera, but more work is needed.
"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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