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Gates Delivers 2013 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, on Monday presented the 2013 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture at the Fogarty International Center in Bethesda, Md., according to a press release from the center (12/3). A video of the lecture, titled “Why the Future Needs Biomedical Innovation,”…

Wired Magazine Features 4-Part Interview With Bill Gates, Bill Clinton

The December 2013 issue of Wired magazine features a four-part interview with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and President Bill Clinton. In part one, Gates and Clinton discuss technology and “the positive impact of being plugged in on a global scale.” In part two, they…

Blog Features Interview With Gates Foundation’s Global Health President

Xconomy’s “Bio Beat” blog features a two-part interview with Trevor Mundel, president of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s global health operations. Journalist Luke Timmerman speaks with Mundel about the challenges of implementing global health programs and working with the private sector (11/25). In the first installment, Mundel “talked about…

Gates Foundation Recommits To Coordinating Malaria Eradication Efforts

“Malaria researchers believe that better coordination and new technologies, such as the use of vaccines and sophisticated disease mapping, can inject new life into the ambitious goal of eradicating the deadly illness,” AllAfrica reports in an article discussing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “plan to synchronize the efforts of…

Gates Foundation Contest Winners Aim To Develop ‘Next Generation Condoms’

The New York Times examines some of “the winners announced Wednesday by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of a contest to create a condom that men would actually use,” noting, “The contest, the foundation said, aimed to decrease unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases with ‘a next-generation condom that…

Washington’s Global Health Organizations Making Worldwide Impact

Writing in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, Bill Gates, Sr., who guides the vision and strategic direction of the foundation, discusses the state of Washington’s “positive influence on the global health and development landscape.” In particular, he describes the activities of Global Washington and the Infectious…

Blog Examines Efforts To Accelerate Adoption Of Kangaroo Mother Care Globally

“In Istanbul, Turkey, a city where East meets West, and emblematic of our challenge to meld state-of-the-art science with age-old parental instincts to provide newborn children with food, warmth and love, a group came together on [October 21-23] to ‘bend the curve’ on newborn survival through acceleration of adoption of…

Gates Foundation Blog Examines Efforts To Scale Up Global Practice Of Kangaroo Mother Care

In the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, Mariam Claeson, interim director, maternal, newborn, and child health on the family health team at the foundation; Gary Darmstadt, senior fellow for the foundation’s global development program; Cyril Engmann, senior program officer for neonatal health in the family health program;…

Wired Magazine Examines Global Health, Philanthropy

Wired on Tuesday featured three separate articles examining philanthropy and global health. In an interview with journalist Steven Levy, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and former President Bill Clinton, discuss their health and development work (11/12). In a separate interview, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill…

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