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Global Financing Facility Helping Ensure Healthy Mothers, Proper Newborn, Infant Nutrition

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Ministers of Finance champion investment in Early Years — through the Global Finance Facility Shawn K. Baker, director of nutrition at the Gates Foundation; Mariam Claeson, director of the Global Financing Facility; and Julie McLaughlin, adviser to the vice president for human development…

Blog Post Highlights Research Efforts To Address River Blindness

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Innovation: Taking the Neglect out of Neglected Disease Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses innovative research for treatments of onchocerciasis, commonly referred to as river blindness, including funding from Grand Challenges Explorations and challenges associated with…

Progress On Health-Related SDGs Varies Widely By Country, Lancet Report Shows

Agence France-Presse: Mixed report for global health progress “The world has made progress in curbing infant mortality, stunted growth, and other poverty-driven problems, while obesity, alcohol abuse, and partner violence has risen, a major review of U.N. health goals said Wednesday…” (Le Roux, 9/21). Bloomberg News: America Is Not the…

Melinda Gates Discusses Efforts To Place Women, Girls At Center Of Development, Health Efforts

Macleans: Melinda Gates on sexism, contraceptives, and global development “…The [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation] has just pledged US$80 million over three years to improve data collection on the situation of women and girls in the world. The 52-year-old philanthropist spoke with L’actualité magazine ahead of a Montreal conference later…

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