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Presidents, Billionaires Lead Efforts To Eliminate Malaria In Africa

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Presidents and billionaires drive battle against Africa’s deadliest creature “…[Former Tanzania President Jakaya] Kikwete, who also lost his brother to malaria as a child, is committed to eradicating the disease, which killed an estimated 438,000 people globally in 2015 … Global plans to eliminate malaria were abandoned…

Addressing Menstruation Critical To Women’s Social Progress, Health

Devex: #MenstruationMatters to all, not just girls Brian Arbogast, director of the Water, Sanitation & Hygiene program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…Lack of water and sanitation and access to menstrual hygiene products … impacts women’s and girls’ health, dignity, comfort, and ability to fully participate in their…

Corporations Could Play Critical Role In Response To Zika, Other Infectious Diseases

Fortune: How Businesses Should Respond to the Zika Virus Charles Perrings, Carlos Castillo-Chavez, and Bertram Jacobs, all professors at Arizona State University “…Corporations operating in countries affected by infectious diseases have a narrow, short-term interest in the financial consequences if customers defer or cancel trade and travel plans. … They…

Gates Foundation Announces Phase I Winners Of 16th Grand Challenges Explorations Initiative

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Bold Ideas to Tackle Big Problems in Global Health and Development: Grand Challenges Explorations Round 16 Steven Buchsbaum, deputy director, and Rebekah Neal, program officer, both for discovery & translational sciences in the Global Health Program of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,…

Liberalism, Capitalism, Democracy Contributed To Recent Global Health Gains

Washington Post: Things have never been better? Jennifer Rubin, opinion writer at the Washington Post “…[W]ealth creation alone does not automatically result in healthier and richer people around the globe. It takes both public efforts such as George W. Bush’s President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief, which has saved millions…

Better Data On Women Could Help Close Gender Gap

Medium: To Close the Gender Gap, We Have to Close the Data Gap Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The hard reality is that in too many areas, data doesn’t exist. What’s more  —  even where it does exist, it’s often sexist. It misses women and…

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