“Hope is a medicine, it can cure cancer of the spirit ... the absence of that medicine produces a cancer that is totally destructive. So I decided that I was going to manufacture hope.”
Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Government of Senegal
Mark Dybul, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
In the years ahead, the Global Fund will deepen its work with governments and encourage increased private sector investments and domestic co-financing. On this World Malaria Day, will you join us in mobilizing the resources needed to seize the opportunity to defeat malaria once and for all?
Tony Blair Faith Foundation
Sierra Leone may lack public health provision, but it has got many people of faith. What this program has proved is that they can be powerful agents of positive behavioral change.
Jason Saul, CEO of Mission Measurement, and Nolan Gasser, Chief Musicologist at Pandora, might, at first, seem like an unusual pairing for a session at the Skoll World Forum, but there again, what is usual for this event.
“…let me compare education to health care. If a doctor from 100 years ago entered a hospital today, he would feel very out of place. He wouldn’t understand the equipment or the processes. If, however, a teacher from 100 years ago entered a modern day classroom, he would not feel so lost…“
Franchising is a powerful business model capable of efficiently delivering to the masses such varied resources as oil changes, emergency medical care, accounting services and jelly doughnuts. But could it do even more?Curated
How can a remote, isolated, tiny group of forest stewards embrace today's technology and the business models of modern markets - and more importantly, how can emerging financial instruments (like the forest-carbon financing mechanism REDD) embrace the values and structure of a Plan de Vida?Curated
Twenty years after the genocide, Paul Farmer reflects on how Rwanda became a model of inclusive healthcare.Curated
Henrik Storm Dyrssen
Leksell Social Ventures
Slums should not be seen as a problem in and of themselves. Rather they represent stunted progression in the journey of those hoping to make a better life in the city.