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
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.
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.
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 ......