By: Angela Dejene

Originally published by O’Dwyers

Mothers bring their children to Laura's Maternity Home & Clinic for vaccinations and health checks in Accra, Ghana on January 9, 2014. - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Mothers bring their children to Laura’s Maternity Home & Clinic for vaccinations and health checks in Accra, Ghana on January 9, 2014.
– Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates has said, “You can have the best vaccines for a woman or her child, but if you can’t get her to come and get them then they won’t work.”
There are change agents and global first responders who make global health intervention their mission every day — organizations like the Clinton Foundation’s Health Access Initiative, Carter Center, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Médecins Sans Frontières, Jhpiego and the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO saved all our lives by its prompt and effective mobilization against the Ebola outbreak in 2014).

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This article is featured in O’Dwyer’s Oct. ’16 Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine

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