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October 20 2014

From ONE Mon Oct 20 2014, 20:44:25

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the largest commitment that any nation has ever made to fighting a disease - and it's working. Here are five facts you need to know about the extraordinary initiative that's helping to end the threat of AIDS all around world. 1. It's working. Since its...

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From ONE Mon Oct 20 2014, 11:24:50

A version of this piece was originally published on What kind of people volunteer to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa? People like Audrey Rangel, an Ebola treatment unit nurse from California. "I always wanted to do disaster relief work. The crisis started to take off. It was in the news a lot. People were...

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October 17 2014

From ONE Fri Oct 17 2014, 09:37:09

The fact that this song exists is proof that #selfie has gone totally mainstream. But may I introduce you to her older, smarter, wiser stepsister, the #shelfie? It's actually a "thing" - take a look: Thanks @blackwelloxford, we couldn't resist taking a #shelfie! Here's @KateFT, a shelf full of VSIs, and a narwhal. --...

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October 16 2014

From ONE Thu Oct 16 2014, 17:39:41

In honor of International Day of the Girl, ONE Campus and ONE Girls & Women is taking the month of October to honor the work of female college students across the country who are leading the fight against extreme global poverty on their campuses and beyond. We have selected three powerful, kickass young women-each changing...

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From ONE Thu Oct 16 2014, 11:03:59

Tears in the tub. A big belly laugh. Changing lots and lots of poopy diapers. Every parent deserves moments like these. The crazy. The funny. The want-to-pull-your-hair out and then melt you with love moments. But every year, millions of moms and dads watch their children die from totally preventable diseases, like diarrhea and pneumonia. And...

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From ONE Thu Oct 16 2014, 10:31:08

We want to get this out of the way quickly - international aid/foreign aid/official development assistance (ODA) - whatever you call it, is confusing. There. We've said it. Let's not make any bones about it. At ONE we work in global development and even we sometimes find ourselves scratching our heads when governments make financial...

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October 15 2014

From ONE Wed Oct 15 2014, 20:57:04

This article was originally published to mark the launch of Ebola Deeply, an independent digital media project working to improve the state of information around a global crisis. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia fielded questions over email, sharing her thoughts on an outbreak that has killed more than 2,300 people in her country since March....

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From ONE Wed Oct 15 2014, 13:55:44

Overview ONE's health portfolio has traditionally focused on issues that have had centuries-long impact on African communities: AIDS, TB, malaria, vaccine-preventable diseases, and other drivers of maternal and child deaths. The emergence of the West African Ebola outbreak has forced us to take a fresh look at our health portfolio and see where we can help. ...

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From ONE Wed Oct 15 2014, 13:41:15

In 2013, an estimated 6.3 million children around the world died before their fifth birthdays. Even more tragically, nearly all of these deaths were due to preventable causes--diseases such as pneumonia and diarrhea, which together kill more children each year than AIDS, TB, and malaria combined.  Vaccines are some of the lowest-cost, highest-impact ways to...

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From ONE Wed Oct 15 2014, 08:25:51

Sandra Herrera, our superstar Congressional District Leader from Tampa, and her partner/fellow ONE member Aaron Wagner got married this month - and ONE was lucky to be a part of their incredible day. Sandra knew from the moment she started planning her wedding she wanted ONE to be a part of it. "ONE's initiatives are...

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