Remarkable progress is being made in development. Here's the proof.
Ethiopian born supermodel Liya Kebede returns to her homeland to raise awareness about the importance of maternal and child health.
Despite stigma and adversity, one father rose above to save his son's life. Now, that son is giving back.
Living Proof is a showcase of the incredible progress being made in development and a celebration of the remarkable people achieving itHear their stories
The Power of Pauline
In one of Nairobi's poorest neighbourhoods, life hasn't been the same since one enterprising woman set up her clinic. Now, she's helping 700 families a month plan their families and their future.
Gallery: Liya's diary
A firsthand account of the challenges that mothers and newborns face in Ethiopia.
Mothers in Ghana Learn About Breastfeeding Techniques
Outreach programs in Ghana spread the word about breastfeeding's benefits to mothers and their children. Mothers report healthier, smarter babies.
Due to vaccination programmes between 2000 and 2010, measles deaths worldwide fell by 74%.
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Are we close to wiping out guinea worm?
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HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria
We have the tools to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria and our efforts are delivering real, lifesaving results. But don't just take our word for it. The proof is in the progress.
Other Infectious Diseases
New knowledge and tools in the fight against infectious diseases - like polio and neglected tropical diseases - are saving millions of lives and empowering people to build better futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Maternal & Child Health
Millions of mothers and children are alive today because of simple, cost-effective solutions.
Agriculture & Food Security
Investments in agriculture and rural development are helping millions earn a better living, grow more nutritious food, and build better futures. Agriculture is a proven pathway out of poverty with unbelievable potential for the future.
Studies show that education - particularly girls' education - is one of the smartest investments you can make in the world's poorest countries.