News & Stories

  • AIDS.TB.Malaria. Step Up the Fight.

    08 February 2019

    AIDS, TB and malaria were in retreat, but today they are fighting back. We know the terrible strength of these diseases, and they are starting to gain ground. We have come too far to let this happen. This year we decide – to save 16 million lives, to protect the progress we have made, and to continue the mission to end epidemics, or to let the gains slip from our grasp. We must step up the fight.
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    Supranational Lab Supercharges Fight against TB in East Africa

    24 September 2018

    In a high-security building in Kampala, Uganda, a man leads a group of sleuths investigating a potential killer.
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    The Missing

    24 September 2018

    Mwadawa Iddi was suffering from a painful disease, but she did not know what it was. She was 82 and living alone in her small village, which restricted her movement and the ability to seek treatment. She was on the verge of losing hope when Rashid Gora, a community health worker, found her.
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    A Carpenter’s Story

    21 September 2018

    Mohammed Rabbi works in a small carpentry shop in an alley in downtown Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital. The 20-year-old had been suffering from coughs for months.
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    Shahina: Giving Health to Rohingya Refugees

    21 September 2018

    “I go from house to house, visiting refugees to make sure they are healthy. Some days it is very hot in the camps. Other days it rains a lot."
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    “Every person I can help makes my own experience a little less painful.”

    21 September 2018

    Ammar Mohammad Abu-Adel started smoking as a young man in Iraq, where he worked delivering bread every day starting at 6 AM. When he developed a bad cough, he thought nothing of it.
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