September 25, 2015 / Lola Dare, Nejla Liias, Christine Sow
A side-event at the UN General Assembly, and two new reports, shine the light on accountability processes at the global, regional, national, and sub-national levels. Spoiler alert: civil society engagement in countries is critical.
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September 11, 2015 / Mandy Moore
Actress, singer/songwriter and PSI Global Ambassador Mandy Moore meets with a group of women in Bihar, India, who took out a loan together to build a toilet for their community.
June 24, 2015 / Richard Hatzfeld
If a stranger knocked on your door and offered you a pill, the likelihood of you taking it would be slim to none. In India, this is a common occurrence.
May 15, 2015 / Priya Agrawal
In global health, it's a long path to bring a technology to market and reach the people it was designed for. To maximize the probability of impact, the process must begin with the end user.
May 08, 2015 / Steven Buchsbaum
Grand Challenges Thailand Launched
"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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