“We are outspoken about our optimism,” say Bill and Melinda Gates in their 2018 Annual Letter. “Despite the headlines, we see a world that’s getting better,” they continue. They point out that the world is “healthier and safer than ever”, that since 1990, the number of children who die every year has been halved, largely due […]

Recently we received good news from the World Health Organization: on March 27th the world region that counts one-fourth of the population, South-East Asia, was certified as free of polio. This progress now means that 80% of people now live in certified polio-free regions. Polio (or poliomyelitis) is a viral disease that can affect a person’s nerves, leading […]

What company’s products have been used in 140 countries? What company has had an effect on millions upon millions of children? What company’s CEO has said he reaches more youngsters in the world “than Coca-Cola or Pepsi could ever hope to reach up to the age of ten”?  Give up? It’s Serum Institute of India. […]