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Japan Adds R&D Muscle and Resources to the Search for Global Health Solutions

Earlier this month, a new $125 million private-public partnership – the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT) – was launched to facilitate access to Japanese technologies, expertise, and resources, and catalyze Japanese public and private investment in global health R&D.

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Private Eyes for Global Health

The Japanese people have become the world’s strongest supporters of “vaccine bonds” that help support GAVI’s work.

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A "Spiral of Hope" for an End to Homelessness

On the issue of family homelessness, we decided it would be presumptuous to create an art piece that tried to tell the stories of those who experienced it. Instead, we focused on creating a hopeful symbol: an ascending spiral.

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Five Reasons for Hope for AIDS, Polio, and More in 2012

Five reasons to look forward to 2012 with hope and optimism, when it comes to global health and an ongoing battle against poverty.

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From the Tokyo Tower to the End of Polio

When I first journeyed to Japan as a Rotary exchange student in 1986, I could never have imagined that I would find myself 25 years later gazing upon the Tokyo Tower with several hundred Rotarians and global health leaders to mark a relatively unknown day on the calendar—October 24, a.k.a. World Polio Day.

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