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Gates Foundation launches initiatives for coronavirus treatment, home testing kits

Mar 10, 2020 - 4:15 PM

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation establishes a $125 million fund with Wellcome and Mastercard that's aiming for effective antiviral therapies

GATES. Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, speaks to the gathering during the inauguration of the 8th International Conference on Agriculture Statistics in New Delhi on November 18, 2019. File photo by Money Sharma/AFP


Melinda Gates donates $80 million to close gender data gap

May 18, 2016 - 3:21 PM

She says the funding would allow the collection of data in areas such as time use unpaid work and economic empowerment

GENDER GAP. Melinda Gates, wife of Bill Gates, participates in the 4th Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 May 2016, where she annonced that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will donate 80 million US dollars to the work of collecting data on the world's women. Photo by Liselotte Sabroe/EPA

Salt, unsafe sex and booze: lifestyle killers on the rise

Sep 11, 2015 - 11:53 AM

A recent study shows that high blood pressure – which is easily diagnosed and readily treated – was the top health risk in 2013 contributing to 10 4 million deaths

WHO: Rabies control in Visayas improved

Feb 20, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Investment in dog vaccination is the more cost effective way to control and eliminate rabies says the World Health Organization

VACCINATE DOGS. In this file photo, a Filipino holds her pet as the dog receives free vaccination shots in Makati City, Philippines. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA