September 03, 2014 / Keith Klugman, Dr. Niteen Wairagkar
A landmark study shows that influenza vaccination of pregnant women is safe and protects women and their infants against the flu.
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October 31, 2013 / Jennifer James
Every day 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth in developing countries according to the new report: Motherhood in Childhood.
August 28, 2013 / Jane Otai
Women fear that if they accept free care they would be relinquishing their rights and would have to accept poor treatment.
July 12, 2013 / Katie Harris
Imagine screaming five times and losing almost 20 percent of your yearly income, and that doesn’t even include the $50 delivery charge.
June 12, 2013 / Amie Newman
While the images many of us have in our heads tell a story we've been fed about hunger, the truth may look very different.
"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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