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Bill Gates Toilet Fair August 2012 - BMGF

Bill Gates Funds Futuristic Toilets: No Piped Water, Sewer or Electricity Needed

Poop in, clean water out. Bill Gates has invested more than three million dollars on behalf of the 2.6 billion people around the world...
African mother baby-by UNFPA Sawiche Wamunza

Maternal Deaths Drop By Nearly Half Worldwide Over 20 Years

The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to a new joint U.N. report...
African mother baby-by UNFPA Sawiche Wamunza

Maternal Deaths Drop By Nearly Half Worldwide Over 20 Years

The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to a new joint U.N. report...
water faucet Sun Star

2 Billion More Get Safe Water to Drink; UN Goal Achieved

The goal of reducing by half the number of people without access to safe drinking water has been achieved well ahead of the 2015...
water faucet Sun Star

2 Billion More Get Safe Water to Drink; UN Goal Achieved

The goal of reducing by half the number of people without access to safe drinking water has been achieved well ahead of the 2015...
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Cell Phones Boosts Health Care in Bangladesh With 24-hour Help Line

Recent mobile phone initiatives in Bangladesh are allowing patients to reach a health worker for advice at no cost 24 hours a day. They...
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Malaria Deaths Fall 20% Worldwide in Last Decade

There has been a fall of just over 20% in the number of deaths from malaria worldwide in the past decade, the World Health...
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World TB Cases Decline for First Time Ever

In a significant milestone for global health, the number of people getting sick with tuberculosis has dropped for the first time, while the death...
measles shots in Korea

Program Vaccinates One Billion Children

The Measles Initiative this week announced it has vaccinated one billion children in more than 60 developing countries, making significant gains in the global...
Photo by Su nStar

When Drugs Don’t Work: Restoring Happiness in People With Depression

Practicing positive activities may serve as an effective, low-cost treatment for people suffering from depression, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside...
Photo by Su nStar

When Drugs Don’t Work: Restoring Happiness in People With Depression

Practicing positive activities may serve as an effective, low-cost treatment for people suffering from depression, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside...
Sydney Opera House displays Rotary's message

World Landmarks Light-Up With ‘End Polio’ Message in Final Push to Eradicate Disease

What do the Trevi Fountain in Rome, India’s Charminar monument, and the New York Stock Exchange building have in common? Each of these iconic...
Sydney Opera House displays Rotary's message

World Landmarks Light-Up With ‘End Polio’ Message in Final Push to Eradicate Disease

What do the Trevi Fountain in Rome, India’s Charminar monument, and the New York Stock Exchange building have in common? Each of these iconic...
Global Fund net recipient, Ethiopia

Success Against Malaria in Africa Could End Deaths by 2015

A new report finds malaria control programs have saved hundreds of thousands of lives during the past decade. The World Health Organization, which has...
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25 Percent Drop in Maternal Deaths for Sub-Saharan Women

The proportion of women in sub-Saharan Africa who died because of pregnancy fell by more than a quarter between 1990 and 2008, according to...
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Good News Touted at Global AIDS Conference

Several good news announcements came out of the 18th annual International AIDS Conference under way in Vienna.The number of people benefitting from life-saving HIV...
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Kick Polio Out of Africa Campaign at Victorious End

Rotary International made a promise to help kick polio out of Africa, and this month, with a football signed by Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond...
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Kick Polio Out of Africa Campaign at Victorious End

Rotary International made a promise to help kick polio out of Africa, and this month, with a football signed by Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond...
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Global Access to Safe Drinking Water Increasing

A report from the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund says the world is on track to meet or even...
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Global Access to Safe Drinking Water Increasing

A report from the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund says the world is on track to meet or even...