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Heather Stewart, Guardian.co.uk French president Nicolas Sarkozy has commissioned the Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates to examine new ways of raising cash for the world's poorest countries, as G20 finance ministers gather in Paris. Campaigners for an international tax on financial transactions - the so-called...

John Mulholland, The Observer We are all aware of our ancient pasts and this continent has a rich and extraordinary tradition. But the thing that excites me more is thinking about Africa's future – as the continent of the 21st century. It's one of the richest...

Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization Mr Pascal Lamy, Dr Francis Gurry, distinguished experts, ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to host this meeting at WHO and extend my warmest welcome to all of you. By again focusing these technical discussions on access to medicines,...

Lisa Schnirring, CIDRAP Feb 15, 2011 (CIDRAP News) – In tough economic conditions, the United States has sharpened its global health goals to more efficiently expand its reach and invest resources in the most promising treatment and diagnostic tools, Rajiv Shah, MD, director of the US...

Bill Gates, Global Health Magazine I have always been interested in the scientific discoveries underlying health advances in developing countries. The benefits of such breakthroughs are substantial, with the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives. And the challenges are great, often involving issues that...

Poverty Matters Blog Sixty years ago, on 12 February 1951, the Manchester Guardian carried a letter from Victor Gollancz calling for people to join him in an urgent campaign against world poverty and militarism. Britain was at that time fighting an unwinnable war in Korea, and...

Tina Rosenberg, The New York Times Opinionator For the next few weeks, I’ll be writing about an idea that can make people healthier while bringing down health care costs, both in poor countries and in the United States. The strategy is to move beyond doctors — to...

ONE Partners Arrived early this morning in Dakar, Senegal on a short trip with the good folks at Malaria No More. I’ve only been to Senegal once before, in 2005, but it is obvious how much as changed. Our first briefing was with the USAID experts who...

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