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The Third International Conference on Financing for Development will kick off this Monday July 13, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hidden in the rotating images on the conference website, I found the best explanation of what this conference is about “Voluntary Commitments & Initiatives ….for people and planet”.

Saving Lives by Dinnertime: The Balancing Act of Global Health Parenting

This World Immunization Week, Orin Levine and Amie Batson reflect on the value of vaccines.

Measles: Preventing a Predictable Consequence of the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Once the EVD outbreak is on the retreat, every effort should be made by partners and the affected countries to reinstitute routine health services, including immunization.

Speeding Up the Race for Medical Innovations

Some global health challenges can seem insurmountable. Innovations are the key to changing the system for the better. The global community needs to encourage more initiatives like these, including Gavi’s work to improve vaccine implementation and strengthen health systems. They are examples that I hope will inspire us to do more.

Polio Eradication: How a watch can change the world

Over the next five years, five different watch designers will participate in Rotary International’s Time to Act project, creating five unique watches to raise funds that will help stop polio once and for all.