Individuals Can Help Improve Global Health Along With Governments

Quartz: Bill Gates: You can help the world save 34 million lives
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“If I told you that we could save the lives of, say, 10 million people, mainly by doing things we already know how to do, that would get your attention, right? … [W]hile it’s the world’s governments that will shape the SDGs, individuals like you can make a real difference in improving global health and fighting extreme disease. In our annual letter this year, my wife Melinda and I encouraged readers to join Global Citizen, a highly effective worldwide campaign to address these issues and help ensure a more sustainable future for humanity. I ask that you take a moment to sign up…” (4/29).