The Gates Foundation recently announced that we’re opening a new European office in Berlin, and we are holding our annual Grand Challenges meeting in Germany’s capital city as well. Neither the time nor the place is a coincidence. Germany is an emerging leader in global health. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the World Health Summit, an annual convening of global health leaders hosted by Germany with the co-sponsorship of other European Union nations.
Posts By Christopher Elias
The world is on the cusp of something unprecedented: the largest generation of young people in human history is approaching reproductive age. But for all the investments society has made in this generation, there is one crucial area in which we are falling short: ensuring their access to contraceptives.
There is no single answer to ending food insecurity in Africa. But if the 230 million Africans who are now undernourished are to get the food they need, reducing the damage pests do to crops, safely and sustainably, must be a big part of the solution.