January 02, 2013 / Jose "Oying" Rimon, Ben de Leon
This is the story of courageous people but it’s also a story of resolution in staying the course, abiding with scientific evidence and facts, and the nobility of staying positive against on onslaught of insults and misinformation.
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September 28, 2012 / Tunde Ajidagba
A young medical student, in Nigeria, writes about the necessity of youth-friendly health services for access to contraception.
July 02, 2012 / Faustina Fynn-Nyame
We do imagine a world where every woman is equal: our mission is to help them imagine a Ghana where every woman has these choices, no matter what her economic status, education or family background.
June 21, 2012 / Vicky Markham
The Rio+20 conference is now entering its last days, final negotiations have begun, and tensions are rising as the challenge to our issues is acute.
May 29, 2012 / Jennifer James
Women's groups are pushing to become a major part of the Rio+20 agenda as women continue to be marginalized when it comes to poverty eradication and sustainable development.
"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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