November 19, 2013 / Carl Hensman
On World Toilet Day, celebrate the luxury of having a safe place to poop - and remember that billions of people don't.
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October 02, 2013 / Girindre Beeharry, Carl Hensman
If you are not immersed in the issues facing global sanitation, you should be.
March 22, 2013 / Carl Hensman
In honor of World Water Day, let’s talk about water and sanitation.
"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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