March 07, 2014 / Claire Morris
Passionate women and girls are fighting to create a more positive future. From heads of state to midwives in remote villages, they are refusing to accept the status quo, refusing to keep quiet and refusing to accept inequality.
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September 20, 2012 / Alan Deivid Figueroa Frías
More than ever before, young people in Mexico and around the world are using the internet to research contraceptives and other reproductive health issues.
May 13, 2011 / John Wecker
At the end of
African Vaccination Week last week, top health officials in Sudan held a press conference in which they announced their intention to introduce, on a nationwide scale, a vaccine against rotavirus—the most deadly cause of severe and fatal diarrhea.
"I am convinced that through the telling of stories, we discover what connects us." —Melinda Gates
"Our young people are the future. We must provide for them. We must give them the positive leadership they are asking for." —Grace Murray Hopper
"The number of people dying from AIDS has gone down by more than 20% in the last five years, to fewer than 2 million annually. Given the lives that at stake, I'm impatient enough that I'm willing to be viewed as a troublemaker by those happy with the status
quo." —Bill Gates
"I have an optimistic view of human nature. For the most part, I believe people are good, that we want to help our neighbors. I believe people want to be good citizens. When they see a problem, they want to fix it." —William H. Gates, Sr.
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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