One of the important areas she touches on here is how polio funding is running short and it could be and second disease wiped off the planet.  Her vision of happiness is holding a happy baby in one’s arms.  The bottom line message here is learning how we can better world healthcare with some techniques used to market products, as it is all rolling together and priorities are a must.  There’s nothing wrong with wanting a Coke if it brings happiness, but can eradicating polio also bring happiness (sure it would) and how to get the word out and convey this message.  If you have not seen the work of the foundation and how it works, watch this video at the link below and see how Melinda Gates works, very fascinating and using intelligence to make a difference.   She discusses a little bit of everything to include the importance of toilets today too.

Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation - The Work Across the World–60 Minutes Takes a Deep Look and Talks With Melinda Gates While Touring Countries Where the Foundation Works

Here in the US our big problem is education and the rest of the world is knocking on our back door.  We are living in times like we have never seen before and the old folks who live with values of the 70s are killing us one by one as they don’t apply today.  Bill Gates appeared on Oprah to promote the new movie that is out addressing education in the US. 

Waiting for Superman An Inconvenient Truth” Movie – Bill Gates and Oprah Discuss The Future and Today of Education

Unfortunately we have leaders that don’t education is for them too, and this is where we lost it as new laws and government has this challenge too, and “it’s not just for those guys over there” any longer.  BD 

At TEDxChange, Melinda Gates makes a provocative case for nonprofits taking a cue from corporations such as Coca-Cola, whose plugged-in, global network of marketers and distributors ensures that every remote village wants -- and can get -- a Coke. Why shouldn't this work for condoms, sanitation, vaccinations too?

Melinda French Gates: What nonprofits can learn from Coca-Cola | Video on TED.com

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