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Entries by Melinda Gates from 01/2011

Groundbreaking Research Proves We Can Save Newborn Lives at Scale

| Posted 01.25.2011 | Impact

We already have many of the key tools to save the lives of mothers and their newborns. New research proves that countries can integrate these tools into their existing health systems and save lives at a large scale without using new technology.

TEDxChange@TEDxKibera

| Posted 01.26.2011 | Impact

On Monday, we held our first TEDxChange salon, in Kibera, Nairobi. It was inspiring for me to meet the community there and hear their perspectives on ...

The Miracle of Vaccines

| Posted 01.28.2011 | Impact

It's really hard to see a child struggling to breathe. But there were several in the acute care ward I visited in Kenya. Pneumonia is such a terrible disease, but there is a new tool that can prevent many cases of it -- and prevent them rather easily.