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In three editions, CGD authors showcase more than 30 rigorously evaluated case studies of successful interventions, upending conventional pessimism about public health challenges in developing countries and drawing broad lessons about what works in global health. With a foreword by Bill Gates, Millions Saved is a key resource for health policy decision makers, implementers and students worldwide.
CGD vice president for programs and operations, and senior fellow Ruth Levine and CGD president Nancy Birdsall discuss global health issues and CGD's Millions Saved: Proven Successes in Global Health book release.
On December 7, the Center for Global Development formally launched a new book, Millions Saved: Proven Successes in Global Health, at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Millions Saved provides both inspiration in the face of many daunting global health challenges, and policy-relevant information about how major successes can be achieved in the future.
Millions Saved: Proven Success in Global Health details 17 cases in which large-scale efforts to improve health in developing countries have succeeded, saving millions of lives and preserving the livelihoods and social fabric of entire communities.
This Brief is based on the CGD book Millions Saved: Proven Successes in Global Health. The book book features 17 success stories. These cases describe some large-scale efforts to improve health in developing countries that have succeeded - saving millions of lives and preserving the livelihoods and social fabric of entire communities.