October 16, 2016 / Leah Rush
This week, we announced two emergency response grants totaling $2.8 million to meet the critical needs of those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
Full Blog Post ›
July 28, 2015 / Helen Matzger, Anita Zaidi
Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a simple, cheap and effective intervention that has prevented millions of deaths from diarrhea-related dehydration.
May 12, 2015 / David Sack
An innovative diagnostic allows health workers to prevent a cholera outbreak in Cameroon.
February 24, 2015 / Helen Matzger
Vaccine stockpiles protect South Sudanese refugees against cholera.
June 09, 2014 / Helen Matzger
The world has made great strides against cholera, but more work is needed.
"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.
©2019 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation