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Gates and GOOD Recognize MNM

In the lead-up to TEDxChange, a TED event focused on the progress made in achieving the Millennium Development Goals, Melinda Gates blogged about our work on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation site.

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Make noise for the MDGs this September with Stand Up, Take Action!

Cara Gold from the United Nations Millennium Campaign shares a unique opportunity to participate in Stand Up, Take Action!, a global grassroots effort to raise awareness for the Millennium Development Goals.

What will you be doing the weekend of September 17-19? Will you be joining the global movement to raise awareness of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – eight goals to end extreme poverty and its root causes? I will!

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October a busy time for health financing

Big news from the GAVI Alliance: In October, right after the Global Fund’s replenishment meeting, GAVI will host current and potential donors at an official resource mobilization meeting.
This meeting will be the first opportunity for donors to pledge the $1.1 billion needed for immunization programs between 2010 and 2012. Where possible, donors can also make commitments for the period between 2013 and 2015.

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The right to treatment: The Global Fund strives to achieve universal HIV/AIDS care

This month, we’ll be featuring blog posts that help illustrate how the Global Fund affects programs that fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria around the world. In this article, Dr. Joia Mukherjee of Partners in Health (PIH), who participated in our ONE Haiti conference call in January, highlights the partnership between the Fund and PIH.

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Women hold the key to a future free of extreme poverty

Flynn Coleman is one of this year’s winners for Concern Worldwide’s annual creative writing competition. The following is an excerpt based on her award-winning essay, which urges President Obama to support the Millennium Development Goals for the sake of gender equality.
What if just one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) — achieving significant progress toward gender equality by 2015 — met its target, and in the process ensured that other MDGs would be realized as well?

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