October 30, 2013 / Victoria Melhado
Women Deliver 100 Young Leader Victoria Melhado discusses the role of nurses and other frontline health workers in achieving the health MDGs in Jamaica.
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August 15, 2013 / Lisa Russell
The question for filmmakers like myself who want to make socially-conscious films that advance positive social change and, bring to light issues in the developing world is this - how do we illustrate development problems without dumbing down our storylines?
July 29, 2013 / Amie Newman
Tong is part of a documentary about the recent Women Deliver conference -- an event held in May of 2013, in Kuala Lumpur--which brought together 4500 people from 149 different countries to talk about family planning globally.
June 10, 2013 / Sarah Javaid
MADE in Europe co-founder Sarah Javaid provides her reflections from Women Deliver 2013.
June 06, 2013 / Emma Saloranta
These connections shouldn’t be seen as a side-product – they represent an extremely concrete and powerful result of bringing together masses of people who all share the same goal and passion.
"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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