September 03, 2014 / Keith Klugman, Dr. Niteen Wairagkar
A landmark study shows that influenza vaccination of pregnant women is safe and protects women and their infants against the flu.
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October 31, 2013 / Jennifer James
Every day 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth in developing countries according to the new report: Motherhood in Childhood.
August 28, 2013 / Jane Otai
Women fear that if they accept free care they would be relinquishing their rights and would have to accept poor treatment.
July 12, 2013 / Katie Harris
Imagine screaming five times and losing almost 20 percent of your yearly income, and that doesn’t even include the $50 delivery charge.
June 12, 2013 / Amie Newman
While the images many of us have in our heads tell a story we've been fed about hunger, the truth may look very different.
"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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