News & Stories

  • Blog
    Save our Children by Wiping Out Malaria!
    01 May 2017
    Many people across sub-Saharan Africa will tell you they had malaria many times, as if it were nothing more than a harmless flu. Many will tell you their neighborhood is infested with mosquitoes, but would not initiate any efforts to protect their fa...
  • Blog
    World Malaria Day 2017: The Beginning of the End
    24 April 2017
    The theme for this year’s World Malaria Day – End Malaria for Good – says it all. Malaria is preventable and curable; we must now commit that no one should die for want of a $3 mosquito net or three days’ worth of medicine.
  • Feature Stories
    The Edge of Elimination
    24 April 2017
    You won’t find the village of Bus Saam on most maps. Nor the earthen tracks that lead to this collection of wooden homes surrounded by sorghum and rice fields in western Cambodia. When the rainy season comes and dissolves the dirt roads into deep, st...
  • Blog
    New Partnership to End Two Leading Killers of Women
    05 April 2017
    At the core of global health work is a focus on the person. While we face diverse health challenges all over the world, our enduring concern for how individual people get and stay healthy can bring together partners whose work can synthesize efforts ...
  • Feature Stories
    “This needs to stop”: Gender-based Violence in Cape Town
    04 April 2017
    “When the rape occurred, I just thought that my whole world was falling apart. Everything was just going downhill for me,” says Samara, a poised, soft-spoken working mother of three. “I realized I wasn’t going to be able to cope with this alone.”
  • Blog
    Making Community Systems the Bedrock of Global Health Investments
    30 March 2017
    A woman in Ethiopia receives training to provide basic health services and information in her community, where there is no clinic. She is one of nearly 40,000 – an army of women saving lives across the countryside.