May 31, 2012 / Amie Newman
By the end of the 21st century, more than one billion people are expected to die from illnesses related to tobacco use primarily in low to middle income countries.
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March 15, 2012 / Gary Darmstadt, Ellen Piwoz, Wendy Prosser
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) was recently highlighted in an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, detailing the collective impact approach.
February 15, 2012 / Jill Sheffield
The ability to choose if and when to have children is a huge piece of the puzzle to the “Girl Effect,” but it is not the only piece.
January 28, 2012 / Julie Jacobson
An amazing new partnership to address neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) was announced today - paving the way towards saving the lives of millions of the world's poorest people.
December 02, 2011 / Isabelle De Lichtervelde
Despite the current economic turmoil, 84 percent of European citizens “strongly support” development aid to help people in developing countries out of poverty
"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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