October 25, 2013 / Sean Kelly
The latest episode of our podcast explores the theme of innovation and the many ways it shapes the foundation's work.
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September 27, 2013 / Jennifer Ehidiamen
Older persons, in their actions, are saying: TOGETHER WE CAN HAVE A HIV-FREE GENERATION!
September 19, 2013 / Perry Firth
Learn more about Inocente, a powerful short film about teen homelessness in the U.S.
August 08, 2013 / Jonathan Rucks
In places like the Deep Sea Slum of Nairobi, Kenya, the dangers associated with pregnancy and child birth are not to be taken lightly. A new mobile phone app is helping frontline health workers deliver better care to underserved communities.
August 01, 2013 / Eric Kilongi
A support group started by frontline health workers in Kenya is promoting exclusive breast-feeding to reduce mother-to-child transmission and improve overall child health and nutrition.
"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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