October 15, 2013 / Pilar Pacheco
Public libraries create spaces where technology, information, and ideas can lead to social good.
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October 01, 2012 / Ife Smith
Reviewing the compelling needs for access to emergency contraception (EC) in the Caribbean, this post also dispells many myths about EC held throughout the region.
June 10, 2012 / Bill Gates Sr.
Every time children receive vaccines, they are given the chance to live healthy, productive lives. And, as you will see in this video, that chance is anything but make-believe.
May 01, 2012 / Bill Gates Sr.
To put it simply, vaccines work. Vaccines give children a healthy start in life and to build more prosperous, communities. And nowhere is that more evident than in Honduras.
February 13, 2012 / Katy Woods
In a recent meeting with Joseph Mbilinyi (aka Sugu), a Member of Parliament in Tanzania, he told the White Ribbon Alliance that he was shocked to learn that 26 women die every day in pregnancy or childbirth in his country.
"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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