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5 Positive Things Around The World To Be Thankful For

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.27.2014 | World

The year 2014 has been marred by crisis and unrest across the globe, with tragedy, war and disease dominating the headlines. While bad news often has ...

India Set To Be Declared Polio-Free

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

NEW DELHI (AP) — India marked three years Monday since its last reported polio case, putting the country on course to being formally declared free o...

Slum Kids Refuse To Give Up Fight To End Polio

www.takepart.com | Posted 03.29.2013 | Impact

When filmmakers Nicole Newnham and Maren Grainger-Monsen first called former lawyer Amlan Ganguly of the Indian NGO Prayasam to approach him about bei...

The Meaning of Advocacy

Noelle A. Galperin | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Noelle A. Galperin

For me, there is no substitute, no equivalent way to connect with the greater human cause than putting two life-saving drops of polio vaccine into the mouth of a 3-year-old child.

The Top 10 Global Health Moments of 2012

Marshall Stowell | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Marshall Stowell

In the year-end issue of Impact, we announce the top 10 global health milestones of 2012. We asked some of the world's most renowned leaders in global health to comment on why these moments made the list. What we heard was insightful and, in many cases, encouraging.

India No Longer On Polio List

Posted 04.28.2012 | World

NEW DELHI -- India marked a major success in its battle against polio Saturday by being removed from the World Health Organization's list of count...

Why Our Foundation Invests in India

Bill Gates | Posted 04.11.2012 | Impact
Bill Gates

I go to India at least once a year to see the progress of the work our foundation is doing there and I'm always struck by two things -- the dynamism of the place, and the tremendous need. Unfortunately, the former doesn't cancel the latter out.

One Year Since Last Polio Case In India

AP | Posted 01.13.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW DELHI -- The top U.S. health official administered polio vaccination drops to children in New Delhi on Friday as India marked one year since its l...