Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Countries / Central African Republic

Polio will be eradicated

Polio thrives in climates of neglect and indifference, but the world's refusal to accept its existence will drive it out wherever it may live.

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We Must End Global Disparities for Mothers and Children

Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report underscores geographic disparities in vaccine availability.

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Horn of Africa Disaster Didn't Happen Overnight

Photos and stories from the hunger crisis in The Horn of Africa—a region that includes Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia—have brought to light suffering on an almost unimaginable scale.

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Survival of Women and Newborns in Crisis

Imagine you are eight months pregnant with your third child, with two other young children at home. The ground starts moving violently beneath you and panic sets in. You flee your collapsing home with your children.

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