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Bill Gates open doors to help China

2604 days ago From Xinhua   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - By Shan Juan BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhuanet) -- China's Ministry of Science and Technology signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to invest together in research and development of new products and technolog ...

Pakistan, Afghanistan polio aid set

2606 days ago From The Japan Times   View Archived Article

TOKYO, JAPAN - The government will offer about =A5900 million in grant aid to Pakistan and Afghanistan to support their efforts to eradicate polio, Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba said at a World Polio Day meeting in Tokyo on Monday. Pakistan and Afghanistan are am ...

Gates Foundation gives $2.5 million to Mercy Corps

2606 days ago From Sage Nonprofit Solutions   View Archived Article

AUSTIN, TEXAS - In an effort to help residents in the Horn of Africa recover and get relief from the region's drought, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation stated it would be donating $2.5 million to Mercy Corps. In a statement, the charity said it would use th ...

Gates-aided project helps India slow HIV spread

2619 days ago From Reuters AlertNet   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - Microsoft founder Bill Gates speaks at a news conference in New Delhi, while on a visit to India on behalf of his charitable foundation to tackle health issues, focusing on polio eradication and HIV/AIDS, Nov. 5, 2008. REUTERS/B Mathur By Nita Bhalla ...

Seattle Children's Gets $2.3M from Gates

2675 days ago From Xconomy   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - Seattle Children's Hospital said today it has received a two-year, $2.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue development of its low-cost ventilator for premature infants that need help in order to breathe. ...

Polio eradication: UNICEF, Gates Foundation assure support

2692 days ago From The Express Tribune   View Archived Article

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - By APP Unicef and the Gates Foundation assured to extend all possible support to eradicate polio in the province. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Minister for Health Syed Zahir Ali Shah said the province is working for the eradication of polio with partner . ...

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Pledges $41.5 Million To Reinvent The Toilet

2699 days ago From ThirdAge   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an initiative Tuesday to improve sanitation in the world's poorest countries. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the foundation's global development program, speaking at the AfricaSan 3 Confere ...

Gates foundation fund UKZN research

2701 days ago From Independent Online   View Archived Article

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - The University of KwaZulu- Natal's pollution research group has received a $400 000 donation (R2.8 million) from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund an initiative by the group to take toilet technology and sanitation to new heights. . ...

Gates Foundation offers $42 million in toilet grants

2701 days ago From Los Angeles Times   View Archived Article

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - And yet, no other innovation has done more to save lives and improve sanitation in the last 200 years, said Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the foundation's Global Development Program, at the AfricaSan conference in Rwanda this week. ...

Sanford Health finalizing clinics in Ghana

2702 days ago From The Seattle Times   View Archived Article

SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA - The health network based in the Dakotas had been talking with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about a joint venture, and Sanford CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft led a delegation to Seattle earlier this year to meet with the Microsoft founder. ...

ALA Annual 2011: Gates Foundation Donates $300K to ALA Spectrum Scholarship Program

2727 days ago From Library Journal   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Michael Kelly June 25, 2011 p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is investing $300000 to support the American Library Association's Spectrum Scholarship Program, designed to address the lack of diversity in the profession. ...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grants $9.7M to Colorado Legacy Foundation

2739 days ago From Denver Business Journal   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $9.7 million grant to the Colorado Legacy Foundation as part of an effort to boost high school graduation rates. The Colorado Legacy Foundation said it will partner with the Colorado Department of ...

Baidu, Gates foundations launch anti-smoking alliance

2740 days ago From China.org.cn   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - The Baidu Charitable Foundation (The Baidu Foundation) and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (The Gates Foundation) founded a strategic charitable alliance on Saturday, in a bid to work for a healthy, smoke-free environment both in China and ar ...

Health Organization, Gates Foundation Promote Greater Use of Vaccines

2740 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Over the next 10 years, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) hope to immunize more of the world's children against basic infectious diseases and bring down the childhood death rate. ...

UGA receives $1.6 million grant from Gates Foundation

2757 days ago From Red and Black   View Archived Article

ATHENS, GEORGIA - The University Research Foundation has received almost $1.6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a team of researchers from the University and the US Department of Agriculture in their efforts to develop a new technology to ...

Gates Foundation awards 88 projects $100K each

2785 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded 88 proposals from around the world =97including one from a Seattle researcher working with the University of Washington =97 $100000 each to further research into health and development issues. ...

Foundations Join to Offer Online Courses for Schools

2786 days ago From New York Times   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By SAM DILLON The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropy, and the foundation associated with Pearson, the giant textbook and school technology company, announced a partnership on Wednesday to create online reading a ...

Gates Foundation spurs donations for Hillsborough school projects

2816 days ago From Tampabay.com   View Archived Article

ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA - Something like that is happening in the Hillsborough County school district, which has been urging families to take advantage of a donation by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to jump-start local giving. The district has sent out gift cards an ...

Polio battle lights up the sky

2831 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

2839 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 ...

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