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17 Sep, 2019, 05:00 BST Gates Foundation Report Spotlights New Data on Global Inequality, Calls to Prioritize Those Being Left Behind

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its third annual Goalkeepers Data Report, which features new data showing that while progress on...


12 Feb, 2019, 13:00 GMT Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2019 Annual Letter: "Things We Didn't See Coming"

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2019 Annual Letter, "Things We Didn't See Coming." In this year's letter, Bill and Melinda share nine...


06 Nov, 2018, 02:00 GMT Bill Gates Launches Reinvented Toilet Expo Showcasing New Pathogen-Killing Sanitation Products That Don't Require Sewers or Water Lines

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the China Chamber of International...


26 Sep, 2018, 18:00 BST President Bio, President Macron, and Prime Minister Solberg Join Bill and Melinda Gates at Goalkeepers 2018 in New York City

Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, co-hosted the second annual Goalkeepers events on September 25 and 26 to...


24 Sep, 2018, 07:01 BST Gates Foundation Poll Finds Young People More Optimistic About Future Than Older Generations; Optimism Highest in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the results of its Goalkeepers Global Youth Poll, an opinion poll conducted by Ipsos Public...


20 Sep, 2018, 18:33 BST President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Erna Solberg to Join Bill and Melinda Gates at Goalkeepers Events in New York City

French President Emmanuel Macron will join Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, at the Goalkeepers event on...


18 Sep, 2018, 05:01 BST Gates Foundation Report Says Demographic Trends Threaten Global Progress, Calls for Increased Focus on Health and Education in Poorest Countries

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report, pointing to demographic trends that could stall...


21 Aug, 2018, 11:00 BST Bill and Melinda Gates to Host Second Annual Goalkeepers Event, Focusing on the Power of Youth to Drive Global Progress

Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will gather emerging and established leaders in government and business, as ...


13 Feb, 2018, 10:00 GMT Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2018 Annual Letter: "The 10 Toughest Questions We Get"

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2018 Annual Letter, "The 10 Toughest Questions We Get." In this year's letter, the 10th one that they've...


20 Sep, 2017, 19:30 BST Bill and Melinda Gates Host Inaugural 'Goalkeepers' Event to Engage a New Generation of Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, Her Majesty and UN Secretary-General...


13 Sep, 2017, 05:01 BST New Gates Foundation Report Highlights Remarkable Progress Against Global Poverty and Disease, Warns Future Progress in Jeopardy

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched an inaugural annual report showcasing the remarkable progress that has been made in reducing...


08 Sep, 2017, 12:00 BST Former President Barack Obama to Join Bill and Melinda Gates and Other Leaders at Goalkeepers Event in New York

Former President Barack Obama will join Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, at the inaugural Goalkeepers Event...


14 Feb, 2017, 10:00 GMT Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2017 Annual Letter: "Warren Buffett's Best Investment"

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2017 Annual Letter, "Warren Buffett's Best Investment." In 2006, Buffett donated the bulk of his fortune to ...


17 May, 2016, 09:12 BST The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces $80 Million Commitment to Close Gender Data Gaps and Accelerate Progress for Women and Girls

In her keynote speech today at the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced...


08 Mar, 2016, 02:49 GMT Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Health and Development: 19 New Grants Announced by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

On International Women's Day, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced 19 new grants totaling more than $24 million to support innovative...


07 May, 2015, 00:01 BST The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Fund Disease Surveillance Network in Africa and Asia to Prevent Childhood Mortality and Help Prepare for the Next Epidemic

At its Global Partners Forum, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will announce the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network...


22 Jan, 2015, 05:07 GMT Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2015 Annual Letter: "Our Big Bet for the Future"

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2015 Annual Letter. "Our Big Bet for the Future" addresses the breakthroughs they see coming over the next...


07 Oct, 2014, 17:00 BST Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Grand Challenge Partners Commit to Innovation with New Investments in Breakthrough Science

At an event in Seattle commemorating the tenth anniversary of Grand Challenges, a group of international partners today announced three new...


10 Sep, 2014, 16:23 BST Gates Foundation Commits $50 Million to Support Emergency Response to Ebola

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will commit $50 million to support the scale up of emergency efforts to contain the Ebola ...


21 Jan, 2014, 07:00 GMT Bill and Melinda Gates: Three Myths that Block Progress for the Poor

Today, Bill and Melinda will share their co-authored 2014 Annual Letter. This year's letter, "Three Myths that Block Progress for the Poor,"...


20 Nov, 2013, 16:00 GMT Gates Foundation Awards Grants to Test Ideas Ranging from using Big Data for Social Good to Inventing the Next Generation of Condoms

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced a new round of winners as part of its Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) initiative. GCE grants...


23 Apr, 2013, 06:00 BST First Global Vaccine Summit Highlights Remarkable Progress Towards Vaccinating Every Child

More than 300 global leaders, health and development experts, vaccinators, celebrities, philanthropists, and business leaders will gather tomorrow in ...


07 Mar, 2013, 02:00 GMT Global Vaccine Summit to Recognize Progress in Immunizing all Children Everywhere

Under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of...


27 Feb, 2013, 11:00 GMT Innovative Partnership Reduces Cost Of Bayer's Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Implant By More Than 50 Percent

An unprecedented group of public and private sector partners has finalized an agreement that will make Jadelle®, an effective, long-acting,...


31 Jan, 2013, 08:01 GMT Gates Foundation Announces Winner of 2013 Gates Vaccine Innovation Award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the winner of the second Gates Vaccine Innovation Award. The announcement was made in Bill Gates' ...