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Saving Lives At Birth Announces Round 6 Of Grand Challenge For Development

Saving Lives at Birth: Round 6 Broad Agency Announcement “USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, DFID, and KOICA have joined together to launch Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, to find the tools and approaches to help the mothers…

Latest WHO-Approved Cholera Vaccine Shows Promise Of Partnerships In Innovation, Funding

Devex: Stocking up to defeat cholera Anita Zaidi, director of the enteric and diarrheal diseases (EDD) program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The latest [WHO-approved cholera vaccine], called Euvichol, produced by Eubiologics in South Korea, was developed in partnership with the International Vaccine Institute, also based in South…

China Develops 2 Vaccines For More Severe Form Of Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations’ “Impatient Optimists”: Severe Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is now vaccine-preventable (at least in China)! Melvin Sanicas, global health fellow and program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses China’s development of two vaccines for hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), which…

Gates Foundation’s WASH Director Discusses Innovative Toilet Technologies, Climate Change Challenges In SciDev.Net Interview

SciDev.Net: Q&A: Toilets confront climate change “Two-and-a-half billion people worldwide have no access to safe, durable sanitation systems. Brian Arbogast, director of the water, sanitation, and hygiene program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, tells SciDev.Net how innovative toilet technologies and business models could help fix this — and…

2015 Marks Year Malaria Eradication Goal Became Possible

CNN: A turning point in an age-old fight against a killer Martin Edlund, founding member and CEO of Malaria No More “…[I]t wasn’t just global leadership that made 2015 so pivotal [in global efforts against malaria]. Breakthrough innovations and swift advances in technology promised to transform the very battleground of…

Japan Hosts International Meetings On UHC, Global Fund Replenishment

News outlets report on the opening of the International Conference on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the 5th Replenishment Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, taking place in Tokyo. EFE/La Prensa: Bill Gates participates in Tokyo conference to end malaria and AIDS “…The two-day…

Frontline Health Workers, Funders Critical To Progress Against Polio

Project Syndicate: The Polio Heroes Bill Gates, founder and technology adviser of the Microsoft Corporation and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The credit [for the progress against polio] goes to an international coalition of visionary people: the leaders who make polio eradication a high priority in their…

Global Private Funding For HIV Totals $618M In 2014, FCAA Report Says

Philanthropy News Digest: Grantmaking for HIV/AIDS Totaled $618 Million in 2014, Report Finds “Philanthropic support for HIV/AIDS initiatives in low- and middle-income countries totaled $618 million in 2014, up eight percent from 2013, a report from Funders Concerned About AIDS [(FCAA)] finds. According to the report … the increase –…

Blog Post Examines Debate Surrounding Roles Of Markets, Government In Health Systems

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Do governments have a role to play in health care? In this article originally published on LiveMint, Nachiket Mor, senior adviser at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and former board member at the Reserve Bank of India, and Winnie Yip, professor of…