Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

From Obstetric Fistula Survivor to Empowered Citizen

Family Care International and its partners have helped more than 700 villages in Africa's Sahel region to establish emergency procedures for transporting pregnant women to the nearest health clinic, as well as trained hundreds of frontline health workers to help prevent life-threatening complications like obstetric fistula.

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5 Things We All Should Know About Hunger and Malnutrition

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.

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Born Too Small: The Weight of Newborn Health

Unfortunately, far too many babies are born too small, particularly in low-income countries. Prevalence of low birth weight is highest in South Asia, with sub-Saharan Africa a close second. And it’s not because of missing a second helping of lunch or dinner.

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The Votes Are In For Injectable Contraceptives

Injectable contraceptives are the most commonly used family planning method in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Gates Visitor Center: Young Minds Tackling Big Ideas with Global Agriculture Challenge

At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center our mission is to educate visitors about the foundation, inspire them about the work of our partners, and motivate them to make a difference in areas they are passionate about. Recently, local high school students presented innovative ideas about agricultural work. During this past year the Visitor Center has shared stories of our partners working to improve lives across the globe and highlighted the importance of giving every person the chance to live a healthy, productive life with more than 40,000 visitors.

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