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Obama Plan Helps Countries Create Health Systems

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Doctor Tackles TB In North Korea

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Maternal Health Still A Major Global Issue

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Maternal Health Tops Development Agenda

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Melinda Gates discusses maternal and child health at a womens' health conference in Washington on Monday. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Gates Foundation Pledges $1.5 Billion To Child And Maternal Health

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