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'Coming Together As One' Campaign Encourages Youth To Fight Poverty

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Young stars Hayden Panettiere, John Cho, Corbin Bleu, Leighton Meester and others have joined to encourage college students to join their camp...

The Unnoticed War Where Millions of Children's Lives are at Stake

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Nobody knows why Cambodia's malaria parasites are such buffed-up hyper-Darwinian winners. Some scientists think it's because the treatments have been used there so long that the parasites have a head-start.

Youssou N'Dour Fights Malaria...In Stereo!

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

N'Dour is partnering with the Senegalese government to launch "Surround Sound: Senegal" -- a comprehensive national malaria treatment and prevention program

Malaria Kills Almost 1M A Year: Special Report On Fighting The Disease

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

If you've ever traveled to a malarial region you know the sound: the ominous buzz of a blood-sucking mosquito that may, or may not, be carrying a dead...

Back to Sachs: Astrology, Despotism, and Africa

William Easterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Easterly

Calling 63 countries "potentially well governed" is like saying Paris Hilton is potentially a virgin; ignoring bad government is a formula for the same kind of bad aid policy that produced decades of failure.

Pakistan Malaria Emergency Imminent: UN

Huffington Post Contributor | Dan Carucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dan Carucci I Huffington Post Contributor On top of dealing with drones, a Taliban insurgency, and a government crackdown on that insurgency, the mor...

World Malaria Day: Here in Africa, Mosquitoes Still Kill

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

Even as many African countries continue to make hard-earned economic progress, the financial toll of malaria remains a roadblock to these economies reaching their full potential.

Fighting Malaria: The Cure Is Action

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edward J. Murray

"BedNets Now!" calls to people around the world to listen to the mandates of their own faith and to see the simple fact that ending malaria in the poorest regions of the world is "do-able" and should be done.

Finding the Best Value for Dollar in Global Health

Natasha F. Bilimoria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Natasha F. Bilimoria

Countries that have a strategy and an implementation plan for improving health are the ones best equipped to use funding assistance.

Health of Nations

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edward J. Murray

Societies with the resources sufficient to create sound public health systems can survive and thrive. Societies lacking those resources risk catastrophic assaults on health, which can result in their total annihilation.

Six Degrees of Separation: The Anonymous Other

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edward J. Murray

People who will always be anonymous to us are suffering and in need, ignored and left alone. It is possible to help them.

What Can't Be Cut

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Ruxin

It's time to send a clear signal to the Obama and McCain camps that issues of the poor world-wide are not disposable because of market downturns.