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Bill Gates
Countries can’t improve what they don’t measure. Let’s make every death and birth count:
What do these objects have in common? They helped bring down polio, smallpox, and diphtheria:
Malala is a real inspiration. My impressions from our meeting and the new movie about her:
Cellphone records could help doctors predict which places might be hit by dengue:
Great talk w/ @narendramodi and @fhollande on need for new sources of cheap, clean, reliable energy.
A look back at the MDGs and 15 million reasons to be optimistic about the future:
The MDGs made a fantastic difference in people’s lives around the world and the #GlobalGoals can do the same:
The cost of higher ed is too high for too many. Here’s what needs to change:
We’re lucky to have such a passionate advocate for women & girls. My daughters are going to be jealous of this photo.
.@johngreen explains why this has been a really good 25 years for humans: #GlobalGoals
Nearly 700M cases of malaria have been prevented since 2000. Now we need to hit the gas:
In 15 years, extreme poverty has been halved. Now let’s make it a thing of the past: #GlobalGoals
This report confirms what I’ve seen on the ground. Africans are optimistic about the future:
Health is getting better around the world—but the progress is uneven:
“Poverty is sexist.” My friend Bono explains why in this great article:
In 1990 1/3 of global population lived on less than $1.25/day. What fraction is that poor now?
How much of the U.S. budget goes to foreign aid?
In July, test results were published for a vaccine with 100% efficacy to stop which disease?
I visit this website a few times every month—it’s a treasure trove of information:
Here’s my review of a recent book about the guy behind my favorite obscure website:
How do the world’s children die? This chart could look very different in 15 years:
See if you can beat my score on this quiz about the world:
3 videos that explain what difference the new Global Goals can make:
What fact would scientists want humanity to know if civilization was destroyed? via @BuzzFeed
Tune in to @think_it_up tonight to find out how you can support teachers and students:

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