12 September 2014
Vol 345, Issue 6202

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COVER A woman cares for her 5-year-old grandson, who has malaria, in a hospital in northwestern Zambia. An upsurge in funding for global health over the past 15 years has brought dramatic declines in deaths and illness from malaria and other diseases of the poor. Countries like Zambia are now trying to preserve those gains while tackling new challenges. See page 1256.
Photo: © John Stanmeyer/VII/Corbis