Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, MPH, is an American physician pursuing a PhD at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. She has been a Gates Scholar since 2007 when she first came to Cambridge for an MPhil in Development Studies. Liz is also a General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her research explores the ethics and sociology of Do Not Resuscitate decision making at the end of life between the US and the United Kingdom.
"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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