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Bill Gates Remains Enthusiastic About Improving Global Health 20 Years Into Foundation’s Existence

Scientific American: Bill Gates Enthusiastic about Disease-Fighting Progress
“It has been 20 years since Bill and Melinda Gates first started using their fortune to address global health issues. By focusing on the diseases that hit the poorest parts of the world the hardest, their foundation has since saved countless lives and prevented untold suffering. ‘My enthusiasm and belief that this is the right way for this money to be spent is as strong as it was then,’ Bill Gates said in a telephone interview with Scientific American before attending a major international health meeting this week in Geneva. But he acknowledged that making progress has not been as simple a process as he at first assumed…” (Gorman, 4/20).

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