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Thanks to a global partnership of donors, governments and millions of health workers, we've made incredible progress against polio. But we're not done. Together, we can make history. Together, we can once and for all.
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This is the news you need ... Since the launch of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in 1988, polio cases have ⬇️ 99.9% and millions of people have avoided paralysis. With our partners, we are confident we will for good
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Today at , leaders from around the world committed $2.6 billion in the fight to . Thank you to the donors, governments and millions of health workers striving for a polio-free 🌍
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Empowerment of women and girls is critical for meeting global development goals. That’s why this year’s FP2020 annual progress report is focused on . 📷:
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Gates Foundation Nov 18
As if eradicating a disease wasn't enough... Alongside efforts to in Nigeria, 's PolioPlus initiative helps distribute clean water, treat other diseases & provide hand-operated tricycles to people affected by polio. 📷: Andrew Esiebo
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Gates Foundation Nov 17
What do you 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙮 know about the poliovirus? We bust these 7 myths about efforts to .
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Gates Foundation Nov 16
"If we lose our girls to teenage pregnancy, who will be the leaders of tomorrow?" -Ann Mitu
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Gates Foundation Nov 16
Fun fact: The started as the Office for Malaria Control in War Areas during World War II. Learn more about the history of malaria in our new series, "Sick History."
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Gates Foundation Nov 16
In the constantly changing digital age, how can countries get ahead of new tech AND get it right? By following these 10 steps in the new from .
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Gates Foundation Nov 15
"We should give people the opportunity to decide for themselves when they want to have children, to plan for their families and to contribute to economic development. When we invest in family planning, society gains." - Andrew Millan, Youth Health International
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Gates Foundation Nov 15
Tackling ancient diseases like malaria takes science, coordination, and investment. Learn about the challenges we continue to face and why we can’t give up.
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Gates Foundation Nov 15
More women and girls in the world’s lowest income countries have access to family planning than ever before. We need to build on progress to ensure no woman or girl is left behind.
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Gates Foundation Nov 14
For women like Katleho, access to digital technology can lead to so much more. The new from outlines the steps countries need to take to transform the lives of millions of people.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Nov 12
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As a global community, we must continue to strive to ensure that ALL people can attain the highest attainable standard of health, including sexual & reproductive health. I appeal to all countries & partners to seek common ground in advancing health for women & girls.
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Gavi Nov 11
Cervical cancer is preventable thanks to life-saving vaccines! Gavi has helped to immunise more than 1.5 million girls with HPV vaccine since 2013. And now, an HPV vaccination programme in 🇰🇪 will save even more lives! 🙌
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Gates Foundation Nov 14
Things that make you go 😲: To ward off mosquitos, it's believed Cleopatra slept under one of the first bed nets. See more interesting malaria facts in the first episode of our new series, "Sick History" hosted by .
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Gates Foundation Nov 13
How many species of Anopheles mosquito transmit malaria & infect 219 million people each year? Find the answer & learn more about the lifecycle of these parasites➡️
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Gates Foundation Nov 13
In less than a week, global leaders will gather at the in Abu Dhabi to renew commitments to ! Their support is vital to help reach children 👶 everywhere with polio vaccines and track 🔍 the virus to its last hiding places
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Gates Foundation Nov 13
If you have ever sipped on a gin & tonic, you may not have realized its origins are tied to this disease... Find the answer in our new series hosted by .
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Gates Foundation Nov 13
Sometimes, tech can be a force for 𝙚𝙭𝙘𝙡𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙤𝙣. The new from outlines the steps to ensure equal access to digital tools because… Access to digital technology➡️opportunities➡️ growth.
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