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Gates Foundation battling big new threat in malaria fight

1076 days ago From The Seattle Times    View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - Yet the latest push has brought eradication in sight, at least for some experts and for the Seattle-based Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Eliminating ...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 'Reinvent The Toilet' Project Invests In China To Explore The 'Power Of Poop'

1390 days ago From International Business Times   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a grant-making organization that promotes research and problem solving initiatives locally in the United States and all ...

Prince Alwaleed pledges $30m to Bill Gates to fight polio

1515 days ago From ArabianBusiness.com   View Archived Article

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has donated $30m to Bill Gates' charity foundation to help the former Microsoft boss eradicate the spread of polio, it was announced on Sunday. Alwaleed, who is chairman of Kingdom Holding and worth aro ...

Gates Foundation pledges $1.8b to eradicate polio

1517 days ago From Central Queensland news   View Archived Article

EMERALD, AUSTRALIA - At the Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, the donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was announced as part of a six-year plan to eradicate all types of polio. Mr Gates, 57, who has said his "all-time favourite" sta ...

UCSF nabs $16M from Gates Foundation to tackle illness in developing world

1622 days ago From San Francisco Business Times   View Archived Article

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - The University of California, San Francisco, has won two grants totaling $16 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study ways to reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations. Two different research teams at UCSF rece ...

Bill Gates teams up with Saudi bank for polio fight

1720 days ago From ArabianBusiness.com   View Archived Article

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - Bill Gates has signed an agreement with the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank, believed to be worth around US$277m, as part of his charity's aim to gain Middle East support for its multi-billion-dollar fight to eradicate polio. The agreement ...

Bill Gates Wants To Invent The Toilet Of The Future

1775 days ago From Manolith   View Archived Article

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - Gates is widely-known as one of the most charitable people on the planet. Working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he's helped ensure that millions of families in developing nations have access to vaccines and clean drinking water. A ...

Buffett donates $1.5 billion to Gates Foundation

1812 days ago From Omaha World-Herald   View Archived Article

OMAHA, NEBRASKA - Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc., donated about 18.4 million of his company's Class B shares to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, according to a filing issued Friday. The shares closed at ...

Bill Gates, central govt to focus on rural sanitation

1852 days ago From Economic Times   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - The global charity founded on the fortune of software billionaire Bill Gates is ... which started in Rwanda last year, involves 22 universities around the ...

Melinda Gates: Saving thousands of women's lives through contraception

1906 days ago From Seattle Post Intelligencer   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - COM STAFF Melinda Gates, left, and husband Bill Gates at the opening reception of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation headquarters in Seattle. Melinda Gates argues that contraception is a vital component to family health. ...

Bill Gates Donates $51 Million to Combat Disease

1948 days ago From ThePoultrySite.com   View Archived Article

SHEFFIELD, U K - GLOBAL - Edinburgh-based charity the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) is to receive funding of over =A331.2million ($51.5million) from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK Government's Department for Inte ...

Gates Foundation awards grant to tackle malaria

1958 days ago From Brandeis Now   View Archived Article

WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS - =93The research builds on a study that was launched a few years ago by the Centers for Disease Control in collaboration with the Kenya Medical Research Institute to measure the effectiveness of the wallpaper-like liner technology,=94 says Shepard. ...

Gates Foundation Invests in Cutting-Edge Research to Diagnose Tuberculosis in Developing Countries

1962 days ago From AllAfrica.com   View Archived Article

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - Seattle =97 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced $7.7 million in funding for 10 new grants to identify biomarkers for diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) in low-resource settings. This new grant program, Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of .. ...

Carter Center gets $40 million pledge from donors to wipe out Guinea worm disease

1972 days ago From Washington Post   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The Atlanta-based center said the funding comes from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children's Investment Fund Foundation and President Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates. It said the grants, along with $3 ...

Bill Gates Says Eradicating Polio Is Foundation's Top Priority

1978 days ago From Business Week   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - 25 (Bloomberg) -- Bill Gates, chairman and co-founder of Microsoft Corp., said improving polio vaccination campaigns in Nigeria, Chad and three other countries will be the biggest focus for his philanthropic foundation in 2012. The billionaire said t ...

Rob's cycle of life against polio

1990 days ago From Goulburn Post   View Archived Article

GOULBURN, AUSTRALIA - BY MADELINE HAYMAN THANKS to the continuous generosity and dedication of Rotary International, polio cases all over the world have plummeted by more than 99 per cent over the last 25 years. Early in 2011, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

PCI Recieves $15m Grant for Family Health Program in India

1992 days ago From Digital Journal   View Archived Article

TORONTO, CANADA - PCI (Project Concern International) announced today it has received a $15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its Project Parivartan ...

2,847 get free health services in Edo

2025 days ago From The Nation Newspaper   View Archived Article

LAGOS, NIGERIA - The figures were released by Pastor Glory Ohiomah of the Health Initiative and Outreach International, which is collaborating with the Health Foundation for ...

Helping hand: Bill Gates' charity to donate $0.5m to flood survivors

2042 days ago From The Express Tribune   View Archived Article

KARACHI, PAKISTAN - KARACHI: A member of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Michael Gateway, said that they will donate $500000 in a cash transfer project to assist the flood survivors in Sindh. A delegation met the chief minister, Qaim Ali Shah, on Monday. ...

Gates Foundation Names Dr. Christopher Elias to Lead Expanded Global Development Program

2063 days ago From Sacramento Bee   View Archived Article

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - By Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2011 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that Dr. Christopher Elias has been named president of the foundation's Global Development Program ...

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