September 04, 2014 / Lance Gordon
The world could be on the verge of the first effective vaccine against dengue fever.
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July 29, 2013 / Amie Newman
Tong is part of a documentary about the recent Women Deliver conference -- an event held in May of 2013, in Kuala Lumpur--which brought together 4500 people from 149 different countries to talk about family planning globally.
June 06, 2013 / Emma Saloranta
These connections shouldn’t be seen as a side-product – they represent an extremely concrete and powerful result of bringing together masses of people who all share the same goal and passion.
May 31, 2013 / Julia Ravenscroft
Coming away from the Women Deliver conference, one cannot help but feel motivated.
May 27, 2013 / Julie Bernstein
I saw a glimpse of this harsh reality when I first traveled to Hades, Ethiopia in 2010. A woman had recently died giving birth and the village had banded together to help the grandmother care for the new baby.
"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
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The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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