Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - updates

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FALSE: Bill Gates is developing COVID-19 vaccines with microchips

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:52 PM

There are no reports on studies being done on a COVID-19 vaccine with a microchip; Bill Gates has also denied the claim

Will gene editing end the worldwide problem of malaria?

Oct 10, 2016 - 4:47 PM

Gene editing Biotechnology may bring about an end to malaria but will it have unforeseen effects down the line?

MOQUITO RESEARCH. Lab technicians conducting mosquito research at Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania. Photo from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation website.

Bloomberg, Gates launch anti-tobacco industry fund

Mar 19, 2015 - 2:36 PM

The Anti Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund aims to combat the tobacco industry s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countries from passing strong tobacco control laws

An Indian man smokes a cigarette on 'World No Tobacco Day' in Bangalore, India on 31 May 2014. Jagadeesh NV/EPA

Technology helps Nigeria's fight against polio

Nov 18, 2013 - 2:47 PM

Vaccinations are monitored in real time thanks to state of the art technology helping save more lives in Nigeria

FIGHT VS POLIO. A polio vaccinator administers oral drops to a child in the Dawanau district of Kano, northern Nigera, on October 28, 2013 during a polio immunization campaign in six local government areas found to harbor polio virus. AFP/Aminu Abubakar

Bill Gates the unknown explores Ghana's health progress

Mar 27, 2013 - 1:32 PM

Bill Gates foundation has been on a high profile campaign to improve health by increasing vaccinations in poorer nations

ADVOCACY. Bill Gates (L) at the Awutu health clinic in Ghana. Photo courtesy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Developing nations to get $2.6-B for family planning

Jul 12, 2012 - 9:50 AM

Rich nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said they had pledged more than 2 6 billion dollars towards family planning in developing countries at a summit in London Wednesday July 11