Contrary to the doom and gloom found in Twitter feeds and nightly news broadcasts, there’s ample evidence that humanity is headed in the right direction.

A new report from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation puts that progress in perspective.

The report, entitled “Goalkeepers: The Stories Behind the Data,” sheds light on how far public health officials have come in the fight against infectious disease and poverty.

The Gates Foundation plans to release a new “Goalkeepers” report every year until 2030. Here are some of the biggest wins over the last 25 years.

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