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Polio battle lights up the sky

1723 days ago From Bellevue Reporter   View Archived Article

BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON - The Gates Foundation has provided more than $355 million to the Rotary Foundation's PolioPlus program in support of Rotary's hands-on efforts to eradicate polio. Local Rotary clubs across the Eastside are participating in the effort. ...

Gates Foundation Invests $10 Million in Vaccines Developer

1731 days ago From Bloomberg   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Meg Tirrell - Fri Mar 04 13:47:47 GMT 2011 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invested $10 million in Liquidia Technologies, a closely held biotechnology company developing vaccines, as part of a $400 million initiative to fund activities to ...

Gates Foundation works to boost food production

1736 days ago From Reuters   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Amid global unrest over food security, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said Sunday it was forging a new effort to support agricultural research projects in Africa and Asia aimed at helping sma ...

Gates Foundation to improve child vaccines in China

1743 days ago From Reuters   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - By Tan Ee Lyn and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is helping partners in China improve child vaccines, roll out faster TB detection kits and make higher-yielding rice which it hopes can be used later in other .. ...

Nigeria can win battle against polio—Pate, NPHCDA boss

1750 days ago From Daily Sun   View Archived Article

ABUJA, NIGERIA - ... who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a charity that has devoted its resources to fight polio. Gates' decision to bring Nigeria to the ...

Gates Foundation supports malaria research at USF, Draper Lab

1756 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

TAMPA, FLORIDA - From left: Principal investigators Dr. John Adams and Dr. Dennis Kyle of USF Health are collaborating on the Gates Foundation-funded projects with Dr. ...

The Joint Effort to Eliminate Polio Once and For All

1765 days ago From iNEWP- Freedom of Speech   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates announced that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be joining British Prime Minister David Cameron in his ...

Gates Foundation gives $1mn to fight Congo polio

1786 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The charitable organization set up by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda has made a grant of $1 million to UNICEF, which is working with ...

Medical charity expands into Ethiopia

1832 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA - Founded four years ago, the anesthesia charity has projects in Ecuador, Hondorus and the Dominican Republic. In May, the nonprofit raised $50000 in ...

Bill Gates' Latest Challenge: Polio

1837 days ago From BusinessWeek   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - This time his charitable foundation helped broker a deal that will allow the UN to buy those new vaccines more cheaply. The Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder met ...

Gates Foundation Gives $30 Million to Smithsonian

1853 days ago From New York Times    View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By KATE TAYLOR The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given the Smithsonian Institution $30 million to create an endowment for online education programs ...

Nigeria, 14 African countries unite against polio

1855 days ago From Vanguard   View Archived Article

DELTA, NIGERIA - ... a member of Global Polio Eradication Initiative, GPEI, and Chairman of Nigeria National PolioPlus Committee of Rotary International, Busuyi Onabolu, ...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation reiterates support for polio eradication

1860 days ago From AngolaPress   View Archived Article

LUANDA, ANGOLA - Luanda =96 The ambassador of the Bill and Belinda Gates Foundation, John Lange, Tuesday, in Luanda, reiterated its full support to the Angolan Government in ...

Gates Agriculture Grants Focus on Seeds, Climate

1872 days ago From ABC News   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Gates Foundation, which has donated $1.5 billion to agriculture in developing countries, is focusing more investments on seeds ...

Gates Foundation launches $20M effort to improve online college instruction

1875 days ago From Seattle Times   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - A $20 million initiative unveiled Monday by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to find new ways to deliver college instruction, using technology to ...

Pricey drinks at WEG lead to proceeds for polio

1879 days ago From kypost.com   View Archived Article

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - Rotarians and their friends are volunteering their time to raise money for Rotary International's Polio Plus project, which hopes to wipe out the crippling ...

Gates charity's other mission: Funding free presses in the developing world

1889 days ago From CNNMoney   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Recently, Internews has worked in Afghanistan, building 42 independent radio stations and training journalists to work in them. ...

Gates Foundation Donates $12 Million to Boost College Completion Rates

1890 days ago From Fog City Journal   View Archived Article

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the National League of Cities today announced $12 million in grants to fund innovative proposals to boost college ...

Gates Foundation shakes up science with goal to end malaria

1907 days ago From Seattle Times   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - After revitalizing research into the long-neglected disease malaria, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now revamping the scientific agenda to focus on ...

Gates Foundation's biggest research funding for South Asian newborns

1920 days ago From The New Nation   View Archived Article

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Samir K Saha, principal investigator and executive director of Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) said. Samir and his foundation would lead the ...

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