Bill & Melinda Gates have made a big bet with the world:" The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history. And their lives will improve more than anyone else's." Find out what it will take to make sure this happens.
As a photographer chronicling vaccine trails across Africa, I witnessed firsthand the challenges of offering children in DRC the same protection from childhood disease that I took for granted when I was growing up in the United States.
#Globalcitizens of the world unite – for this year we have an historic world leaders' summit and a confluence of conferences. World leaders will be deciding all our fates for us, so we need to #demandbetter from them, and remind them they work for us. Here are the key movement moments when activists must be loud and clear.
In 2015, it’s still the case that we don’t have vaccines for some of the deadliest diseases on the planet. But that doesn’t mean they’re not on their way. Here are five areas where new vaccines are being developed, each one of which could make a huge difference to people’s health worldwide if realised.
A lot of global development news broke in 2014. With the help of ONE's excellent policy team, we rounded up the most important findings of the year, from nutrition to energy. Scroll through to catch up on facts you may have missed.
Uncontrollable giggles. Crayon on the walls. That first wobbly bike ride. Every parent deserves moments like these. The crazy. The funny. The want-to-pull-your-hair out and then melt with love moments. But every year, millions of mothers and fathers watch their children die from totally preventable diseases like diarrhoea
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.
This week, I was fortunate to talk in depth with someone who has inspired me. As we chatted, it struck me that she could be the Ghanaian Sheryl Sandberg—leaning in fearlessly and unapologetically to her work on behalf of Ghana’s children.
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.