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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November 09, 2015 / Dr. Mathuram Santosham
One thousand children per day still die from diarrhea — a preventable tragedy. We’ve made progress, but we can do much better. Read about four critical things we need to do to protect children from diarrhea.
March 12, 2015 / Helen Matzger
In Mohsand, India, community health workers prioritize vaccinations.
February 24, 2015 / Helen Matzger
Vaccine stockpiles protect South Sudanese refugees against cholera.
October 13, 2014 / Dipika Ailani
We want to better understand the impact of poor sanitation on women and children and the role women play in sanitation investments, decisions, and expenses at a household level.
"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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