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Sep 02, 2010
I vividly remember the night, nine years ago, when I franticly rushed my 9 month old son to Nairobi hospital due to a bad bout of diarrhea.
Sep 01, 2010
In the time it takes you to read this post, another eight children in developing countries will have died from water-related illnesses.That, I think we can all agree, is no way to start the school year.
Aug 27, 2010
Picture the complicated everyday life of a mother in a developing country. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked audience members to call up this mental image as she discussed the President's Global Health Initiative last week, and its aim to be
Aug 25, 2010
A cure for cancer. A way to eradicate polio. A vaccine against HIV. These are just a few examples of desperately needed medical breakthroughs. Yet, despite strong support from both scientific and political communities, progress towards these
Aug 18, 2010
In remote villages of Western Kenya, children are asked to bring water to school.
Aug 11, 2010
To the parents of a child who just received a potentially lifesaving vaccination against rotavirus, the molecular biology behind that vaccine may not get much consideration.
Aug 06, 2010
Check out new blogs posted today by our partners at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the ONE Campaign. New blogs posted today by our partners at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the ONE Campaign offer insight on the dramatic
Aug 03, 2010
It is hardly a month since the football frenzy ended, vuvuzelas were stored away, and South Africa could proudly say it was the first African nation to host the World Cup. South Africa boasts other firsts.
Aug 02, 2010
The burden of rotavirus is well known, particularly amongst the global health community. It's a leading cause of death amongst children under five. The virus claims the lives of more than 500,000 children each year and causes the hospitalization of
Jul 23, 2010
In a hot, dry town in Ghana called Navrongo, a group of mothers gathered one day last year at a health clinic. The mothers - about 30 of them - had traveled on foot and by bicycle, carrying their young children, to meet with the doctors and health