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A focus on diseases and cures can mask the underlying issue: lack of access to quality healthcare.

Inadequate access results in millions of preventable deaths every year. Developing countries are served by one-tenth as many doctors and nurses per capita as high-income areas. The developed world suffers too.
We advance innovations that enable access to and ensure use of reliable, affordable and appropriate healthcare that leads to improved health outcomes in disadvantaged populations.


Jul 7 - 13, 2014
Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2014
Jun 2 - 8, 2014

Climate Change as a Catalyst for Instability and Conflict: The Need for a Water-Energy Nexus in the Middle East

Gidon Bromberg, Friends of the Earth-Middle East

Nader Khateeb, Friends of the Earth-Middle East

Munqeth Mehyar, Friends of the Earth-Middle East


“He asked me, 'what is a social business?' I said, a social business is something which will do good TO people.”

Muhammad Yunus

May 26 - Jun 1, 2014

What I Learned at the Skoll World Forum

Sam Parker
Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor


Global Campaigns In The Clicktivist Era

Gabrielle Fitzgerald
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Editor's Pick

The Proof Is in the Reporting

Community Tech


“Can you believe that we have to spend an endless amount of time, arguing that food is the proper treatment for malnutrition?”

Paul Farmer

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