May 01, 2012
If you want to read Laurie's recap from last year, read Living #BelowtheLine.
Laurie Lee is the Deputy Director of External Relations in Europe and Africa for the Gates Foundation.
Getting Good Nutrition Safely to Young Children: Do We Have What It Takes?
New Report: Smart Investment in Nutrition Needed Now
Meet Frank: An Aspiring Journalist, YouTube Star, and Malnutrition Survivor
"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.
©2013 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation