October 25, 2012 / Monica Kerrigan
A recount of Nigera's bold vision for a healthy and safer world for women and children and the related Saving One Million Lives Inititaive.
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September 19, 2012 / Gary Darmstadt
A discussion of the Foundation's values - what they are and how they turn into action every day throughout the organization, sepcifically in the Family Health Division.
July 18, 2012 / Gary Darmstadt, Wendy Prosser, Andrew Serazin
Last week the DevelopmentXChange, guided by the theme of “Meeting Families Where They Are,” brought finalists together in Seattle to seek the opportunity to develop and test their ideas.
July 13, 2012 / Andrew Serazin, Gary Darmstadt, Wendy Prosser
Saving Lives at Birth wants to capture and nurture that same energy and innovation of leapfrogging existing solutions and apply it to protecting mothers and newborns in the hardest-to-reach regions at the most critical times.
July 12, 2012 / Gary Darmstadt, Wendy Prosser, Andrew Serazin
The excitement is building today in Seattle at the Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange.
"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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