An important step in the path to a college degree is knowing there are resources to help you succeed. gatesnot.es/3beaoiL
We know that economies shrink when women are left out. An inclusive recovery will allow all of society to reap the benefits of further economic growth. #HerPower2021
The 2021 Goalkeepers Campaign Award winner @SheriffSatta knows her power and how to enact change. She is one of Liberia's fiercest champions for ending gender-based violence and child marriage. #Goalkeepers2030
Since 1988 the number of polio cases worldwide has fallen by 99.9%. Today we celebrate healthcare workers like Shumaila Rehmani who travel door to door to create a world where polio is no longer a threat. #WorldPolioDay
Innovation is essential to stopping the spread of dangerous diseases like polio.
A new digital payment system created to #EndPolio is not only empowering health workers but saving lives against other diseases.
For decades, vaccinators worked to make a wild polio-free Africa a reality – but they haven’t stopped there. This #WorldPolioDay, join us in thanking those on the frontlines as they continue to vaccinate children, save lives, and keep wild polio out of Africa. #EndPolio
Among several accomplishments at the foundation, @jennifergardy pioneers efforts to use genomic sequencing to improve global population health and inspire others to learn about the power of scientific ingenuity to solve malaria worldwide.
As the foundation’s first gender equality president, @AnitaZaidi has made leaps and strides in promoting the role of women and girls in the pandemic response and recovery, and working to ensure our work moves the world toward gender equality.
Each year @theNAMedicine highlights individuals who go above and beyond to create a better world for all, and this year two foundation leaders were recognized! ⬇️
Poor sanitation is a difficult challenge, but one that can be overcome.
Dhesigen Naidoo, CEO of South Africa’s Water Research Commission, explains how it can be done. bit.ly/3vt6mfM
Today we’re committing $120 million to accelerate access to molnupiravir, a promising drug for responding to COVID-19.
Therapeutics like this usually take at least one year to reach low-income nations. We’re aiming to reduce that gap significantly.
For the first time in three years, health workers will be able to deliver polio vaccines to all children in Afghanistan. We join @WHO and @UNICEF in welcoming this positive development to #EndPolio & create healthier futures across the country. reut.rs/3AQWdKZ
With World Bank meetings wrapping up, it's important these conversations are met with meaningful action to ensure the global economic recovery is an equitable one. Gargee Ghosh shares more on the extraordinary response needed to meet the moment.
The Maldives has experienced one of the most dramatic declines in child, early, and forced marriage globally and is on track to eliminate it by 2030.
The new @UNICEF global report highlights this data and more to provide a hopeful path for the future.
Fact: An additional 31 million people worldwide have been pushed into extreme poverty because of COVID-19.
We need to ensure that this is an economic recovery that works for everyone, everywhere. #ResilientRecovery
Rural women help:
🚜 Agricultural & rural development
🥕 Achieve #ZeroHunger
🦠Respond to #COVID19
Yet, they are undervalued and their rights are under threat. On International Day of Rural Women, join us in demanding change.
An inclusive economic recovery requires that everyone has access to economic opportunity and...? #ResilientRecovery
COVID-19 swept away years of progress and pushed millions into extreme poverty—and it’s on everyone to get the world back on track. #Goalkeepers2030
🎨: Illustration by Mona Chalabi
We must ensure the 🌍 is solidly on the path to realizing the goal that every woman, child, and adolescent―everywhere―has access to the essential, quality, affordable health care they need to survive and thrive.
How can the world ensure timely access to vaccines during this pandemic while also preparing for the next?
1️⃣ Change how the world allocates doses
2️⃣ Make more doses
The gap between richer and poorer countries is getting worse as a result of COVID 19.
Without concerted efforts by wealthier nations to mobilize funding for developing countries, a generation of progress could be lost. #ResilientRecovery
What policies will make the biggest impact in building a more equal future? #ResilientRecovery
Women are spending five more hours per week on child care than they did before the pandemic.
🔄 RETWEET if you agree that by choosing to invest in women, we can improve the lives of all people. #ResilientRecovery
As a little girl I dreamed of being a doctor. Helping people brought me joy. Looking back, I would like to tell that little girl not to hold back, and that it’s okay to be ambitious—and a nerd! #ThisLittleGirlisMe #DayoftheGirl
When I was in 4th grade, I dreamed of writing stories that swept readers into other worlds. On this International #DayOfTheGirl, I want to tell this little girl to take risks—life's most beautiful things come from mistakes and missteps. #ThisLittleGirlIsMe