Across Africa, in schools and parks, on beaches and streets; goal posts are improvised, teams are assembled, and tomorrow's World Cup stars show off their skills. Crowd-sourced from the talented photographers of Flickr, here are 15 of the best images that capture how Africa plays football.
At ONE we've been keeping an eye on the football, but have another really big goal we are focussed on: making sure every child around the world gets basic, life saving vaccines. So in a shameless attempt to satisfy your World Cup hunger, we've rounded up what we think are the five best goals of the tournament so far.
Few of us grow up to play in the World Cup, but most of us do get a healthy start at life, thanks in part to the basic vaccines we received as children. Yet incredibly 1 in 5 children still don’t have access to those life-saving interventions. That needs to change - and you can help.
The GAVI Alliance held their pre-replenishment meeting, hosted by the European Commission, this week. GAVI’s CEO Seth Berkley highlighted the progress they’ve achieved so far, and announced GAVI’s new targets for 2016 - 2020: raising $7.5 billion from donors to immunise an additional 300 million children.
Vaccines are some of the lowest-cost, highest-impact ways to help prevent these deaths. But nearly 1 in 5 children around the world still don’t have access to these vaccines. We're looking at how GAVI could achieve it's next big goal by saving more than five million children’s lives.
Ten years ago we launched this experimental campaigning organisation at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. In the past decade, with our partners, we've helped achieve the following pieces of pretty mind-boggling progress.
Unsafe injections kill 1.3 million people every year - that's almost double the 660,000 deaths that are caused by malaria. Enter Marc Koska, who was shocked to learn how rapid the spread of HIV through unsafe injections was predicted to become.
What could possibly be scarier than the global spread of a mysterious zombie disease in US thiller Contagion? How about this interactive map, which shows an alarming number of outbreaks for preventable diseases.
As of today, India has gone three years without a single case of wild poliovirus, which means it’s now officially “polio-free.” India’s achievement is one of the most impressive accomplishments in global health, ever.
Sweden: home to famous DJs, sunken ships, delicious gummy sweets, and—for two days this October—150 vaccine donors, manufacturers and advocates from around the world. I traveled to Stockholm last week for the GAVI Alliance’s Mid-Term Review (MTR) meeting to take stock of the progress GAVI has achieved and explore its ......
An interesting new initiative that aims to channel more private sector funds to global health launched this week in New York. Global Health Investment Fund will advance the development of medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and other life-saving technologies for diseases that disproportionately affect developing countries. Ini......